Definition of zoophagous in English:
(Of an animal) feeding on other animals.
- Zoophagous insects extract nutrients from a living animal host and represent a broad group of parasitic insects.
- Field studies have indicated that juvenile sardine are more zoophagous than adults.
- There were significantly more zoophagous bug species in wildflower areas than in pastures
Definition of zoophagous in:
- US English dictionary
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