sarcophagous

feeding on flesh; carnivorous

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Sarcophagous — Sar*coph a*gous, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Feeding on flesh; flesh eating; carnivorous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sarcophagous — adj. [Gr. sarx, flesh; phagein, to eat] Feeding on flesh …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • sarcophagous — /sahr kof euh geuhs/, adj. carnivorous. Also, sarcophagic /sahr keuh faj ik, fay jik/. [1880 85; < L sarcophagus < Gk sarkophágos flesh eating, equiv. to sarko SARCO + phagos PHAGOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • sarcophagous — sar·coph·a·gous …   English syllables

  • sarcophagous — …   Useful english dictionary

  • sar|co|phag|ic — «SAHR koh FAJ ihk», adjective. = sarcophagous. (Cf. ↑sarcophagous) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sarco- — Sar co A combining form from Gr. sa rx, sa rkos, flesh; as, sarcophagous, flesh eating; sarcology. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zoophagous — o*[ o]ph a*gous, a. [Gr. ?; zw^,on an animal + ? to eat.] Feeding on animals. [1913 Webster] Note: This is a more general term than either sarcophagous or carnivorous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Neferkare Neby — Pharaoh of Egypt Reign Unknown, 7th Dynasty? Predecessor Neferkare II? Successor Djedkare Shemai? …   Wikipedia

  • sarcophagus — /sahr kof euh geuhs/, n., pl. sarcophagi / juy /, sarcophaguses. 1. a stone coffin, esp. one bearing sculpture, inscriptions, etc., often displayed as a monument. 2. Gk. Antiq. a kind of stone thought to consume the flesh of corpses, used for… …   Universalium

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