euryphagous

[ yoo-rif-uh-guh s, yuh- ]
/ yʊˈrɪf ə gəs, yə- /

adjective Ecology.

(of an animal) able to subsist on a wide variety of foods.

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Origin of euryphagous

First recorded in 1925–30; eury- + -phagous

OTHER WORDS FROM euryphagous

eu·ry·phage [yoo r-uh-feyj, yur-] /ˈyʊər əˌfeɪdʒ, ˈyɜr-/, noun
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