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zoophagous

[ zoh-of-uh-guhs ]
/ zoʊˈɒf ə gəs /
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adjective
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Origin of zoophagous

First recorded in 1825–35; zoo- + -phagous
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How to use zoophagous in a sentence

  • Stay; he is himself zoophagous, and in his wild ravings outside the chapel door of the deserted house he always spoke of “master.”

    Dracula|Bram Stoker

British Dictionary definitions for zoophagous

zoophagous
/ (zəʊˈɒfəɡəs) /

adjective
feeding on animals
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