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stenophagous

[sti-nof-uh-guh s] /stɪˈnɒf ə gəs/
adjective, Ecology.
1.
(of an animal) feeding on a limited variety of foods (opposed to euryphagous).
Origin of stenophagous
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80; steno- + -phagous
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stenophagous

/stəˈnɒfəɡəs/
adjective
1.
(of animals) feeding on a single type or limited variety of food
Word Origin
C17: from steno- + -phagous (via Latin from Greek phagos eating)
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