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"
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)