creophagous

/ (krɪˈɒfəɡəs) /

adjective

flesh-eating or carnivorous

Nearby words

  1. creole tomato,
  2. creole-fish,
  3. creolize,
  4. creolized,
  5. creon,
  6. creosol,
  7. creosote,
  8. creosote bush,
  9. crepe,
  10. crepe de chine

Derived Formscreophagy (krɪˈɒfədʒɪ), noun

Word Origin for creophagous

C19: from Greek kreophagos, from kreas flesh + -phagein to consume

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