ichthyophagous

adjective
ich·​thy·​oph·​a·​gous | \ ˌik-thē-ˈä-fə-gəs How to pronounce ichthyophagous (audio) \

Definition of ichthyophagous

: eating or subsisting on fish

First Known Use of ichthyophagous

circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ichthyophagous

Greek ichthyophagos, from ichthy- + -phagos -phagous

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The first known use of ichthyophagous was circa 1828

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“Ichthyophagous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ichthyophagous. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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ichthyophagous

adjective
ich·​thy·​oph·​a·​gous | \ ˌik-thē-ˈäf-ə-gəs How to pronounce ichthyophagous (audio) \

Medical Definition of ichthyophagous

: eating or subsisting on fish

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