phytophagous

[fahy-tof-uh-guh s]

Origin of phytophagous

First recorded in 1820–30; phyto- + -phagous
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British Dictionary definitions for phytophagous

phytophagous

adjective
  1. (esp of insects) feeding on plants
Derived Formsphytophagy (faɪˈtɒfədʒɪ), noun
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