necrophage

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Composed by necro- +‎ -phage, from Ancient Greek νεκροφάγος (nekrophágos), from νεκρός (nekrós, cadaver) and φάγος (phágos, one who eats).

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necrophage (plural necrophages)

  1. An organism that eats dead or decaying flesh.

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