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”, in Field & Street[1]:
      Wood warblers are generally rather stenophagous, as the biologists say.

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