algophagous


algophagous
\\alˈgäfəgəs\ adjective
Etymology: alga + -o- + -phagous
: feeding on algae

algophagous insects

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/al gof"euh geuhs/, adj.
feeding on algae, as certain insects.
[ALG(AE) + -O- + -PHAGOUS]

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