from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A xylophagous organism.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any living organism that feeds on wood.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A xylophagous insect.
Composed from xylo- + -phage, from Ancient Greek ξυλοφάγος (xylophagos), from ξύλον (xylon, "wood") and φάγος (phagos, "one who eats"). (Wiktionary)