Definition of oligophagous in English:

oligophagous

adjective

Entomology
  • Of an insect, etc.: feeding on a limited range of plants.

Origin

1920s. From oligo- + -phagous. Compare ancient Greek ὀλιγοϕάγος eating little.

Pronunciation

oligophagous

/ˌɒlɪˈɡɒfəɡəs/