sarcophagous

[sahr-kof-uh-guh s]
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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