sarcophile etymology

English word sarcophile comes from English -phile, English sarco- (Flesh.)

Detailed word origin of sarcophile

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phile English (eng) Forming nouns and adjectives meaning "loving", "friendly", or "friend".
sarco- English (eng) Flesh.
sarcophile English (eng) (zoology) A carnivorous animal, especially a marsupial.

Words with the same origin as sarcophile

Descendants of -phile
Hungarophile Indophile Londonphile Turcophile Xenaphile amphiphile capnophile coprophile entomophile gerontophile infracaninophile mesophile necrophile oenophile parthenophile pedophile pianophile pronucleophile psammophile redophile scopophile siderophile spankophile tobaccophile toxophile
Descendants of sarco-
calcineurin calsarcin sarcoblast sarcocarp sarcocele sarcoderm sarcoid sarcolite sarcology sarcomere sarcomeric sarcophagous sarcoseptum sarcosis sarcosphere sarcotheca sarcotoxin