ichthyophagy

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

the practice of eating or subsisting on fish.

Nearby words

  1. ichthyol.,
  2. ichthyolite,
  3. ichthyology,
  4. ichthyophagist,
  5. ichthyophagous,
  6. ichthyophthirius,
  7. ichthyornis,
  8. ichthyosarcotoxin,
  9. ichthyosaur,
  10. ichthyosaurus

Origin of ichthyophagy

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

Related formsich·thy·oph·a·gous [ik-thee-of-uh-guh s] /ˌɪk θiˈɒf ə gəs/, adjective

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