phytophagan

noun
phy·​toph·​a·​gan | \ -gən \
variants: or less commonly phytophage \ ˈfītəˌfāj \
plural -s

Definition of phytophagan

: a phytophagous animal especially : one of the Phytophaga

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History and Etymology for phytophagan

phytophagan from New Latin Phytophaga entry 1 + English -an; phytophage from New Latin Phytophaga entry 1

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“Phytophagan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phytophagan. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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