ol·​i·​goph·​a·​gous ˌä-lə-ˈgä-fə-gəs How to pronounce oligophagous (audio)
: eating only a few specific kinds of food
oligophagy noun

Word History

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of oligophagous was in 1920

Dictionary Entries Near oligophagous

Cite this Entry

“Oligophagous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oligophagous. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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