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carpophagous

[ kahr-pof-uh-guh s ]
/ kɑrˈpɒf ə gəs /

adjective

feeding on fruit; fruit-eating.

Nearby words

carpometacarpus, carpool, carpooler, carpopedal, carpopedal spasm, carpophagous, carpophore, carpophorus, carpoptosis, carport, carpospore

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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