Definitions for xylophagouszaɪˈlɒf ə gəs

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Wiktionary

  1. xylophagous(Adjective)

    Feeding on wood.

  2. xylophagous(Adjective)

    Destructive to wood.

  3. Origin: From xylo- (wood) and suffix -phagous

Webster Dictionary

  1. Xylophagous(adj)

    eating, boring in, or destroying, wood; -- said especially of certain insect larvae, crustaceans, and mollusks

  2. Xylophagous(adj)

    of or pertaining to the genus Xylophaga

  3. Origin: [Gr. xylofa`gos eating wood; xy`lon wood + fagei^n to eat.]

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