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xylophagous

[zahy-lof-uh-guh s] /zaɪˈlɒf ə gəs/
adjective
1.
feeding on wood, as certain insects or insect larvae.
2.
perforating or destroying timber, as certain mollusks, crustaceans, and fungi.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < Greek xylophágos. See xylo-, -phagous
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British Dictionary definitions for xylophagous

xylophagous

/zaɪˈlɒfəɡəs/
adjective
1.
(of certain insects, crustaceans, etc) feeding on or living within wood
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