a combining form meaning “eating,” “feeding on,” “devouring” that specified by the initial element: creophagous; hylophagous; rhizophagous.
Words nearby -phagous
Origin of -phagous
< Greek -phagos, adj. derivative of phágein to eat; see -ous
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