phytophagous etymology

English word phytophagous comes from English phyto- (Pertaining to or derived from plants.), English -phagous (Used to form adjectives meaning "eating" or "feeding on".)

Detailed word origin of phytophagous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
phyto- English (eng) Pertaining to or derived from plants.
-phagous English (eng) Used to form adjectives meaning "eating" or "feeding on".
phytophagous English (eng) (zoology) Feeding on plants, herbivorous.

Words with the same origin as phytophagous

Descendants of phyto-
epiflora phytobacterial phytobiological phytocoenological phytoforensics phytogeography phytoglyphic phytol phytological phytomedicine phytomining phytomolecule phytophage phytophagic phytophilous phytoprostane phytosaur phytotechnology phytotherapy
Descendants of -phagous
ampelophagous androphagous anthophagous anthropophagous bacteriophagous entomophagous geophagous haematophagous histiophagous lithophagous mycetophagous mycophagous nematophagous oligophagous oophagous ophiophagous ornithophagous ostreophagous pantophagous polyphagous saproxylophagous xylophagous zoophagous zoöphagous