ichthyophagous
adjective Etymology: Greek ichthyophagos, from ichthy- + -phagos -phagous Date: circa 1828 eating or subsisting on fish

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  • Ichthyophagous — Ich thy*oph a*gous, a. [L. ichthyophagus, Gr. ?; ichqy s, y os, a fish + fagei^n to eat.] Eating, or subsisting on, fish. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — [ik΄thē äf′ə gəs] adj. [Gr ichthyophagos: see ICHTHYO & PHAGOUS] living on fish; fish eating ichthyophagy [ik΄thē äf′əjē] n …   English World dictionary

  • ichthyophagous — fish eating or subsisting on fish …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • ichthyophagous — adj. [Gr. ichtys, fish; phagein, to eat] Eating, or subsisting on fish …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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

  • ichthyophagous — Fish eating; subsisting on fish. [ichthyo + G. phago, to eat] * * * ich·thy·oph·a·gous .ik thē äf ə gəs adj eating or subsisting on fish * * * ich·thy·oph·a·gous (ik″the ofґə gəs) eating or subsisting on fish …   Medical dictionary

  • ichthyophagous — fish eating Feeding and Eating …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • ichthyophagous — ich·thy·oph·a·gous || ‚ɪkθɪ É‘fÉ™gÉ™s / É’f adj. fish eating, feeding on fish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ichthyophagous — ich·thy·oph·a·gous …   English syllables

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