From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Greedy \Greed"y\ (gr[=e]d"[y^]), a. [Compar. Greedier
   (-[i^]*[~e]r); superl. Greediest.] [OE. gredi, AS.
   gr[=ae]dig, gr[=e]dig; akin to D. gretig, OS. gr[=a]dag, OHG.
   gr[=a]tag, Dan. graadig, OSw. gradig, gr[*a]dig, Icel.
   gr[=a][eth]ugr, Goth. gr[=e]dags greedy, gr[=e]d[=e]n to be
   hungry; cf. Skr. g[.r]dh to be greedy. Cf. Greed.]
   1. Having a keen appetite for food or drink; ravenous;
      voracious; very hungry; -- followed by of; as, a lion that
      is greedy of his prey.
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   2. Having a keen desire for anything; vehemently desirous;
      eager to obtain; avaricious; as, greedy of gain.
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