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polyphagous

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adjective po·lyph·a·gous \pə-ˈli-fə-gəs\

Definition of polyphagous

  1. :  feeding on or utilizing many kinds of food

polyphagy

play \-jē\ noun


Origin and Etymology of polyphagous

Greek polyphagos eating too much, from poly- + -phagos -phagous


First Known Use: 1815


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