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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or relating to an organism which feeds primarily on seaweeds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Eating fucus or other seaweeds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Devouring algæ; feeding on seaweeds: applied to sirenians, as the manatee and the dugong, which have this habit.


From Ancient Greek φῦκος (phukos, "seaweed"), and -vorous. (Wiktionary)


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