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hylophagous

[hahy-lof-uh-guh s] /haɪˈlɒf ə gəs/
adjective
1.
xylophagous (def 1).
Origin of hylophagous
< Greek hȳlophágos. See hylo-, -phagous
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hylophagous

/haɪˈlɒfəɡəs/
adjective
1.
(esp of insects) feeding on wood
Word Origin
C19: from Greek hulophagos, from hulē wood + phagein to devour
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