sarcophagic

sarcophagous

[sahr-kof-uh-guhs]
adjective
Also, sarcophagic [sahr-kuh-faj-ik, -fey-jik] .


Origin:
1880–85; < Latin sarcophagus < Greek sarkophágos flesh-eating, equivalent to sarko- sarco- + -phagos -phagous

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