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rhizophagous

[rahy-zof-uh-guh s] /raɪˈzɒf ə gəs/
adjective
1.
feeding on roots.
Origin of rhizophagous
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35; rhizo- + -phagous
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adj.

1831, from comb. form of Greek rhiza "root" (see rhizome) + -phagous.

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