coprophilous

coprophilous

[kuh-prof-uh-luhs]
adjective
living or growing on dung, as certain fungi.

Origin:
1900–05; copro- + -philous

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coprophilous or coprophilic (kəˈprɒfɪləs, ˌkɒprəʊˈfɪlɪk)
 
adj
growing in or on dung
 
coprophilic or coprophilic
 
adj

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coprophilous cop·roph·i·lous (kŏ-prŏf'ə-ləs)
adj.
Living or growing on excrement, as certain fungi.

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