poephagous

eating grass or herbs; herbivorous

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Poephagous — Poephaga Po*eph a*ga, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. pohfa gos grass eating; po a grass + fagei^n to eat.] (Zo[ o]l.) A group of herbivorous marsupials including the kangaroos and their allies. {Po*eph a*gous}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • poephagous — po·eph·a·gous …   English syllables

  • poephagous — (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷gəs adjective Etymology: Greek poēphagos 1. : herbivorous 2. [New Latin Poephaga + English ous] : of or relating to the Poephaga …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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