lignophagia etymology

English word lignophagia comes from English ligno- (Wood.), English -phagia (Eating, biting or swallowing.)

Detailed word origin of lignophagia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ligno- English (eng) Wood.
-phagia English (eng) Eating, biting or swallowing.
lignophagia English (eng) The abnormal behaviour of chewing and eating wood.

Words with the same origin as lignophagia

Descendants of ligno-
lignocaine lignocellulolytic lignocellulose lignocellulosic lignosulfonate lignotuber
Descendants of -phagia
dysphagia geophagia gynophagia hyperphagia hypophagia necrophagia odynophagia onychophagia osteophagia tachyphagia trichophagia urophagia xerophagia xylophagia zoophagia