chronophagous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

chrono- +‎ -phagous

Adjective[edit]

chronophagous ‎(comparative more chronophagous, superlative most chronophagous)

  1. (rare) Time-consuming.
    • 1908, Harvey Washington Wiley, Principles and Practice of Agricultural Analysis, The Chemical Publishing Co.; second edition, Volume II., page #425:
      The method, however, cannot be considered strictly scientific and is much more tedious and chronophagous than the direct determination.

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