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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • suffix Eating; feeding on: ichthyophagous.

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  • suffix Used to form adjectives meaning "eating" or "feeding on"

Etymologies

From Latin -phagus, from Greek -phagos, from phagein, to eat; see bhag- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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