Rhizophagous
Rhizophagous Rhi*zoph"a*gous, a. [Gr. ???; ??? a root + ??? to eat.] Feeding on roots; root-eating. [1913 Webster]

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  • rhizophagous — adj. [Gr. rhiza, root; phagein, to eat] Root eating …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • rhizophagous — /ruy zof euh geuhs/, adj. feeding on roots. [1825 35; RHIZO + PHAGOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • rhizophagous — root eating Feeding and Eating …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • rhizophagous — /raɪˈzɒfəgəs/ (say ruy zofuhguhs) adjective feeding on roots …   Australian English dictionary

  • rhizophagous — /ruy zof euh geuhs/, adj. feeding on roots. [1825 35; RHIZO + PHAGOUS] * * * rhīzophˈagous adjective Root eating • • • Main Entry: ↑rhizo …   Useful english dictionary

  • -phagous — a combining form meaning eating, feeding on, devouring that specified by the initial element: creophagous; hylophagous; rhizophagous. [ < Gk phagos, adj. deriv. of phágein to eat; see OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • rhizo- — a combining form meaning root, used in the formation of compound words: rhizophagous. Also, esp. before a vowel, rhiz . Cf. rhiza, rrhiza. [ < Gk, comb. form of rhíza ROOT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Mimela junii — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • Feeding and Eating — Like many people, I enjoy eating perhaps too much so. This list of 113 words describes different things one could eat, although a human would have to be pretty desperate to eat lice or limestone. Then again, I ve eaten at McDonald s hundreds of… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • -phagous — a word element forming an adjective termination meaning eating , feeding on , devouring , as in creophagous, hylophagous, rhizophagous. {Latin phagus, from Greek phagos} …   Australian English dictionary

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