phytophagous

[ fahy-tof-uh-guh s ]
/ faɪˈtɒf ə gəs /
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adjective

Origin of phytophagous

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

phytophagous

/ (faɪˈtɒfəɡəs) /

adjective

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