phytophagan

noun

phy·​toph·​a·​gan
-gən
variants or less commonly phytophage
ˈfītəˌfāj
plural -s
: a phytophagous animal
especially : one of the Phytophaga

Word History

Etymology

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 15 Jun. 2024.

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