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  • n. That which consumes fish; any fish-eating thing or (more rarely) person.
  • n. Anglicisation of Ichthyophagi

Etymologies

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From the Ancient Greek ἰχθυοφάγος (ikhthuophagos, "fish-eating”; and substantivised as a plurale tantum proper noun: “the Fish-eaters”, “the Ichthyophagi"); reinforced in the general sense (“that which consumes fish”) by the English ichthyo- (“fish”) + -phage (“eater”).

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