Definition of pleonexia in English:

pleonexia

Syllabification: ple·o·nex·i·a
Pronunciation: /ˈplēəˌneksēə
 
/

noun

rare
  • Extreme greed for wealth or material possessions; avarice.

Derivatives

pleonectic

adjective

Origin

mid 19th century: Greek, from pleonektein 'be greedy', from pleiōn 'more' + ekhein 'have'.

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