Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The habit or practice of subsisting on many different kinds of food; polyphagous regimen. Also polyphagia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The practice or faculty of subsisting on many kinds of food.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun biology The ability of an animal to eat a variety of food

Etymologies

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From poly- (many) and the suffix -phagy (to feed on)

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