ichthyophagy

[ ik-thee-of-uh-jee ]
/ ˌɪk θiˈɒf ə dʒi /

noun

the practice of eating or subsisting on fish.

Origin of ichthyophagy

First recorded in 1650–60; ichthyo- + -phagy

Related forms

ich·thy·oph·a·gous [ik-thee-of-uh-guh s] /ˌɪk θiˈɒf ə gəs/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ichthyophagous

ichthyophagous

/ (ˌɪkθɪˈɒfəɡəs) /

adjective

feeding on fish

Derived Forms

ichthyophagy (ˌɪkθɪˈɒfədʒɪ), noun
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