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English Word:

fungivorous


English Pronunciation:

fun•giv•o•rous


Adjective:


⇨Etymology

(Latin) fungus + vorare to eat freedily: confer (French) fangivore.


⇨Definition

(Zoölogy) Eating fungi; -- said of certain insects and snails.



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

fung- + -vor + -ous, from fungus, fungus + vorāre, to swallow, devour. The Greek equivalent is mycophagous, myc(o)- + phag- + -ous, from Greek mukēs, fungus + Greek phagein, to eat.


Adjective:

Adjective fungivorous fungus-eating.


Reference:

fungivorous

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