Definition of avarice in English:

avarice

Line breaks: avar|ice
Pronunciation: /ˈav(ə)rɪs
 
/

noun

[mass noun]

Origin

Middle English: from Old French, from Latin avaritia, from avarus 'greedy'.

More definitions of avarice

Definition of avarice in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmeɪlstrəm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea