Definition of polyphagic in English:

polyphagic

adjective

  • 1Zoology. That exhibits polyphagy; = "polyphagous".

  • 2Chiefly Medicine. Affected with polyphagia; characterized by excessive eating or appetite.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From poly- + -phagic.

Pronunciation

polyphagic

/ˌpɒlɪˈfadʒɪk/