Definition of phytophagan in English:

phytophagan

adjective

Zoology
rare
  • Feeding on plants or plant material; specifically belonging to any of several groups called Phytophaga.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From scientific Latin Phytophaga, group name + -an. Compare Italian fitofago, noun.

Pronunciation

phytophagan

/fʌɪˈtɒfəɡ(ə)n/