Definition of creophagous in English:
Flesh-eating or carnivorous: crocodiles are creophagous animals
More example sentences
- Peregrines are indigenous birds, and unfortunately they are creophagous.
- We found hundreds of wild donkeys and other creophagous animals such as foxes and lynx.
- It is known that insects both of a creophagous and saprophagous nature, gradually diminish in relative numbers from the poles to the equator.
Late 19th century: from Greek kreophagus, from kreas 'flesh' + -phagos (see -phagous).
Definition of creophagous in:
- US English dictionary
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