coprophilous

[ kuh-prof-uh-luhs ]
/ kəˈprɒf ə ləs /

adjective

living or growing on dung, as certain fungi.

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Origin of coprophilous

First recorded in 1900–05; copro- + -philous
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British Dictionary definitions for coprophilous

coprophilous

coprophilic (ˌkɒprəʊˈfɪlɪk)

/ (kəˈprɒfɪləs) /

adjective

growing in or on dung
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Medical definitions for coprophilous

coprophilous
[ kŏ-prŏfə-ləs ]

adj.

Living or growing on excrement, as certain fungi.
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