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sarcophagous

[ sahr-kof-uh-guhs ]
/ sɑrˈkɒf ə gəs /
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adjective
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Also sar·co·phag·ic [sahr-kuh-faj-ik, -fey-jik]. /ˌsɑr kəˈfædʒ ɪk, -ˈfeɪ dʒɪk/.

Origin of sarcophagous

1880–85; <Latin sarcophagus<Greek sarkophágos flesh-eating, equivalent to sarko-sarco- + -phagos-phagous
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