hylophagous

hylophagous

[hahy-lof-uh-guhs]
adjective
xylophagous ( def 1 ).

Origin:
< Greek hȳlophágos. See hylo-, -phagous

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hylophagous (haɪˈlɒfəɡəs)
 
adj
(esp of insects) feeding on wood
 
[C19: from Greek hulophagos, from hulē wood + phagein to devour]

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