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phytophagous

[fahy-tof-uh-guh s]
adjective
  1. herbivorous.
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Origin of phytophagous

First recorded in 1820–30; phyto- + -phagous
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phytophagous

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