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carpophagous

[ kahr-pof-uh-guhs ]
/ kɑrˈpɒf ə gəs /
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adjective
feeding on fruit; fruit-eating.
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Origin of carpophagous

First recorded in 1830–40; carpo-1 + -phagous
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British Dictionary definitions for carpophagous

carpophagous
/ (kɑːˈpɒfəɡəs) /

adjective
zoology feeding on fruitcarpophagous bats
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