mycophagous

adjective

my·​coph·​a·​gous mī-ˈkä-fə-gəs How to pronounce mycophagous (audio)
: feeding on fungi

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mycophagous was circa 1909

Dictionary Entries Near mycophagous

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“Mycophagous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mycophagous. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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