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- adj. Feeding on aphids.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Devouring aphides; aphidophagous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as aphidiphagous.
Other species of ichneumon insert their eggs into the aphis, and into the larva of the aphidivorous fly: others into the bedeguar of rose trees, and the gall-nuts of oaks; whence those excrescences seem to be produced, as well as the hydatides in the frontal sinus of sheep and calves by the stimulus of the larvæ deposited in them.] [Footnote: _While fierce Libellula_, l.