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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