[ kuh-prof-uh-guhs ]
/ kəˈprɒf ə gəs /
feeding on dung, as certain beetles.
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OTHER WORDS FROM coprophagouscop·ro·pha·gi·a [kop-ruh-fey-jee-uh, -juh], /ˌkɒp rəˈfeɪ dʒi ə, -dʒə/, nouncop·roph·a·gist [kuh-prof-uh-jist], /kəˈprɒf ə dʒɪst/, nouncop·roph·a·gy, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for coprophagous
We regard them as almost insane, fortified in that belief by the undoubted fact that coprophagia is not uncommon among the insane.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 5 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for coprophagous
/ (kɒˈprɒfəɡəs) /
(esp of certain beetles) feeding on dung
Derived forms of coprophagouscoprophagy, noun
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