oligophagous

[ ol-i-gof-uh-guh s ]
/ ˌɒl ɪˈgɒf ə gəs /

adjective

(especially of insects) eating only a few types of food.

Nearby words

  1. oligomer,
  2. oligomerous,
  3. oligomorphic,
  4. oligonucleotide,
  5. oligopeptide,
  6. oligophrenia,
  7. oligopnea,
  8. oligopolistic,
  9. oligopoly,
  10. oligopsony

Related formsol·i·goph·a·gy [ol-i-gof-uh-jee] /ˌɒl ɪˈgɒf ə dʒi/, noun

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