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  • as intypeface
  • as ineating disorder

synonyms for pica

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  • anorexia nervosa
  • bingeing
  • bulimarexia
  • bulimia
  • compulsive eating
  • hypheragia
  • psychological disorder
  • purging
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How to use pica in a sentence

So in Vincent—'pica loquax'—'pica garrula,' &c.; and in Pliny, lib.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Others will have a craving for some article not proper for food;—this is called Pica.
THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MIDWIFERY, AND THE DISEASES OF WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY AND IN CHILDBEDFREDERICK HOLLICK
This large hermit-crab, found in Florida and in more southern waters, inhabits the beautiful pearly shell of Livona pica.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
Pietro entreated and threatened, Pica wept and caressed, but all in vain.
BROTHER FRANCISEILEEN DOUGLAS
There is a play here on the double meaning of pie, namely a bird (Latin pica), and an article of food.
NARCISSUSUNKNOWN
If the Pabellon de Pica may be compared to a pig-stye, the British sailors who frequent its strand may be likened unto swine.
PERU IN THE GUANO AGEALEXANDER JAMES DUFFIELD
Last year the Pabellon de Pica was reported to contain eight million tons of guano.
PERU IN THE GUANO AGEALEXANDER JAMES DUFFIELD
This time she herself called up Pica and asked him at what hour the Captain could see her on a matter of importance.
THE WHITE SISTERF. MARION CRAWFORD
When the car was gone, Salvatore Pica, the orderly, shut the door and went into the hall where the telephone was.
THE WHITE SISTERF. MARION CRAWFORD
She was at home that evening, as it turned out, and at Pica's request she came to the telephone herself and heard his story.
THE WHITE SISTERF. MARION CRAWFORD
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WORDS RELATED TO PICA

  • anorexia nervosa
  • bingeing
  • bulimarexia
  • bulimia
  • compulsive eating
  • hypheragia
  • pica
  • psychological disorder
  • purging
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