necrophagous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

necro- +‎ -phagous

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /nɛˈkɹɒf.ə.ɡəs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /nɛˈkɹɑ.fə.ɡəs/
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Adjective[edit]

necrophagous (not comparable)

  1. That eats dead or decaying animal flesh.
    The body had been consumed by necrophagous insects.

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