ostreophagous

oyster-eating

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • ostreophagous — |ästrē|äfəgəs adjective Etymology: ostre + phagous : feeding on oysters * * * ostreophagous /os tri ofˈə gəs/ adjective Oyster eating • • • Main Entry: ↑Ostrea …   Useful english dictionary

  • ostreophagous — adj. eating oysters …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ostreophagous — os·tre·oph·a·gous …   English syllables

  • Feeding and Eating — Like many people, I enjoy eating perhaps too much so. This list of 113 words describes different things one could eat, although a human would have to be pretty desperate to eat lice or limestone. Then again, I ve eaten at McDonald s hundreds of… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • ostreiform —   a. oyster shaped or like.    ♦ ostreiculture, n. oyster breeding.    ♦ ostreoid, a. oyster like.    ♦ ostreophagous, a. oyster eating …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Ostrea — noun type genus of the family Ostreidae • Syn: ↑genus Ostrea • Hypernyms: ↑mollusk genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ostreidae, ↑family Ostreidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ostre- — combining form or ostrei or ostreo Etymology: Latin ostre , from ostrea : oyster ostreiform …   Useful english dictionary

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