Ichthyophagy
Ichthyophagy Ich`thy*oph"a*gy, n. [Gr. 'ichqyofagi`a: cf. F. ichthyophagie.] The practice of eating, or living upon, fish. [1913 Webster]

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  • ichthyophagy — the practice of fish eating …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • ichthyophagy — ichthyophagous /ik thee of euh geuhs/, adj. /ik thee of euh jee/, n. the practice of eating or subsisting on fish. [1650 60; ICHTHYO + PHAGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • ichthyophagy — n. eating of fish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ichthyophagy — ich•thy•oph•a•gy [[t]ˌɪk θiˈɒf ə dʒi[/t]] n. the practice of eating or subsisting on fish • Etymology: 1650–60 ich thy•oph′a•gous gəs adj …   From formal English to slang

  • ichthyophagy — ichthyophagous /ik thee of euh geuhs/, adj. /ik thee of euh jee/, n. the practice of eating or subsisting on fish. [1650 60; ICHTHYO + PHAGY] …   Useful english dictionary

  • ichthyophagous — [ik΄thē äf′ə gəs] adj. 〚Gr ichthyophagos: see ICHTHYO & PHAGOUS〛 living on fish; fish eating ichthyophagy [ik΄thē äf′əjē] n. * * * ich·thy·oph·a·gous (ĭk thē ŏfʹə gəs) adj …   Universalium

  • ichthyophagous — adjective feeding on fish See Also: ichthyophagy …   Wiktionary

  • Food — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Eating. < N PARAG:Food >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 eating eating &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 deglutition deglutition gulp epulation mastication manducation rumination Sgm: N 1 hippophagy hippophagy …   English dictionary for students

  • ichthus —   n. amulet or talismanic carving in shape of fish.    ♦ ichthyic, a. pertaining to fishes.    ♦ ichthyism, n. fish poisoning.    ♦ ichthyofauna, n. fish life of region.    ♦ ichthyography   n. treatise on fishes.    ♦ ichthyoid, a. fish like.… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • ichthys —   n. amulet or talismanic carving in shape of fish.    ♦ ichthyic, a. pertaining to fishes.    ♦ ichthyism, n. fish poisoning.    ♦ ichthyofauna, n. fish life of region.    ♦ ichthyography   n. treatise on fishes.    ♦ ichthyoid, a. fish like.… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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