Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Feeding on animal matter.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Devouring animals; sarcophagous; carnivorous: opposed to phytophagous.

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

  • adjective Feeding on animals.

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

  • adjective carnivorous

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of animals) carnivorous

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It was dark when I was able to inquire about my zoophagous patient.

    Dracula

  • I shall have to invent a new classification for him, and call him a zoophagous

    Dracula

  • He is himself zoophagous, and in his wild ravings outside the chapel door of the deserted house he always spoke of

    Dracula

  • My own work, with its manifold arrears, took me all day to clear off; it was dark when I was able to inquire about my zoophagous patient.

    Dracula

  • How he has been making use of the zoophagous patient to effect his entry into friend John's home; for your Vampire, though in all afterwards he can come when and how he will, must at the first make entry only when asked thereto by an inmate.

    Dracula

  • Stay; he is himself zoophagous, and in his wild ravings outside the chapel door of the deserted house he always spoke of "master."

    Dracula

  • I shall have to invent a new classification for him, and call him a zoophagous (life-eating) maniac; what he desires is to absorb as many lives as he can, and he has laid himself out to achieve it in a cumulative way.

    Dracula

  • How he has been making use of the zoophagous patient to effect his entry into friend

    Dracula

  • I shall have to invent a new classification for him, and call him a zoophagous (life-eating) maniac.

    Dracula

  • It was dark when I was able to inquire about my zoophagous patient.

    Dracula

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