Hylophagous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Hylophagous (Zoöl) Eating green shoots, as certain insects do.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • hylophagous Eating wood; xylophagous, as certain beetles.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. wood + to eat