adjective sca·toph·a·gous \skəˈtäfəgəs\

Definition of scatophagous

  1. :  habitually feeding on dung :  coprophagous a scatophagous beetle

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Origin and Etymology of scatophagous

Greek skatophagos, from skat-, skōr excrement + phagein to eat — more at scat-, baksheesh

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