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Meaning of xylophagous

xy•loph•a•gous

Pronunciation: (zī-lof'u-gus), [key]
— adj.
  1. feeding on wood, as certain insects or insect larvae.
  2. perforating or destroying timber, as certain mollusks, crustaceans, and fungi.
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