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oligophagous

[ ol-i-gof-uh-guhs ]
/ ˌɒl ɪˈgɒf ə gəs /
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adjective
(especially of insects) eating only a few types of food.
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Origin of oligophagous

First recorded in 1920–25; oligo- + -phagous

OTHER WORDS FROM oligophagous

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