ostreophagous etymology

English word ostreophagous comes from English ostreo- (Forms terms related to oysters.), English -phagous (Used to form adjectives meaning "eating" or "feeding on".)

Detailed word origin of ostreophagous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ostreo- English (eng) Forms terms related to oysters.
-phagous English (eng) Used to form adjectives meaning "eating" or "feeding on".
ostreophagous English (eng) Oyster-eating.

Words with the same origin as ostreophagous

Descendants of ostreo-
ostreiculture ostreiculturist ostreiform ostreolith ostreophage
Descendants of -phagous
ampelophagous androphagous anthophagous anthropophagous bacteriophagous entomophagous geophagous haematophagous histiophagous lithophagous mycetophagous mycophagous nematophagous oligophagous oophagous ophiophagous ornithophagous pantophagous phytophagous polyphagous saproxylophagous xylophagous zoophagous zoöphagous