coprophagist

coprophagous

[kuh-prof-uh-guhs]
adjective
feeding on dung, as certain beetles.

Origin:
1820–30; copro- + -phagous

coprophagia [kop-ruh-fey-jee-uh, -juh] , noun
coprophagist [kuh-prof-uh-jist] , noun
coprophagy, noun
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coprophagous (kɒˈprɒfəɡəs)
 
adj
(esp of certain beetles) feeding on dung
 
cop'rophagy
 
n

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