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sarcophagous

[sahr-kof-uh-guh s] /sɑrˈkɒf ə gəs/
adjective
Also, sarcophagic
[sahr-kuh-faj-ik, -fey-jik] /ˌsɑr kəˈfædʒ ɪk, -ˈfeɪ dʒɪk/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Latin sarcophagus < Greek sarkophágos flesh-eating, equivalent to sarko- sarco- + -phagos -phagous
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