coprophilous

[kuh-prof-uh-luh s]

Origin of coprophilous

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

coprophilous

coprophilic (ˌkɒprəʊˈfɪlɪk)

adjective
  1. growing in or on dung
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coprophilous in Medicine

coprophilous

[kŏ-prŏfə-ləs]
adj.
  1. Living or growing on excrement, as certain fungi.
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