[PAHY-kuh]

noun

An abnormal appetite or craving for substances that are not fit to eat.

My Boston Terrier, Rik, has a pica for his own feces.


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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Pica.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/pica. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “pica”, accessed March 3, 2024, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/pica.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Pica. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved March 3, 2024, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/pica


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