-phagous

-phagous [fə gəs]
[< Gr -phagos < phagein, to eat < IE base * bhag-, to allot, receive as share > Sans bhajati, (he) allots] combining form forming adjectives
that eats (something specified) [entomophagous, ichthyophagous]

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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