stenophagous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek στενός (stenós, narrow, limited) + φαγεῖν (phageîn, to eat).

Adjective[edit]

stenophagous (not comparable)

  1. (ecology) Feeding on a limited variety of food.
    • 1988 November 25, Jerry Sullivan, “Field & Street”:
      Wood warblers are generally rather stenophagous, as the biologists say.

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