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(of an animal) feeding on other animals.
meat-eating, flesh-eating, predatory, of prey, hunting, raptorialView synonyms
- ‘Field studies have indicated that juvenile sardine are more zoophagous than adults.’
- ‘Zoophagous insects extract nutrients from a living animal host and represent a broad group of parasitic insects.’
- ‘There is no character with the sustaining power of Count Dracula, or of Renfield, the zoophagous patient who eats flies and spiders.’
- ‘There were significantly more zoophagous bug species in wildflower areas than in pastures’
- ‘He decides the man is a zoophagous maniac.’
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