Definition of ophiophagous in English:

ophiophagous

adjective

  • Feeding on snakes.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Browne (1605–1682), physician and author. From classical Latin Ophiophagī the snake-eaters + -ous.

Pronunciation

ophiophagous

/ˌɒfɪˈɒfəɡəs/