Definition of Ichthyophagous

1. a. Eating, or subsisting on, fish.



Definition of Ichthyophagous

1. Adjective. (biology) feeding on fish ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ichthyophagous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Ichthyophagous

1. Eating, or subsisting on, fish. Origin: L. Ichthyophagus, Gr., a fish + to eat. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ichthyophagous

ichthyolites
ichthyologic
ichthyological
ichthyologies
ichthyologist
ichthyologists
ichthyology
ichthyomancy
ichthyomorpha
ichthyomorphic
ichthyomorphous
ichthyoomy
ichthyootoxin
ichthyophagist
ichthyophagists
ichthyophagous (current term)
ichthyophagy
ichthyophobia
ichthyophthalmite
ichthyophthira
ichthyophthiriasis
ichthyopsida
ichthyopterygia
ichthyopterygium
ichthyornis
ichthyosarcotoxin
ichthyosarcotoxism
ichthyosaur
ichthyosauri
ichthyosauria

Literary usage of Ichthyophagous

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1. The Angler's Note-book and Naturalists Record: A Repertory of Fact, Inquiry by Thomas Satchell (1888)
"When the ichthyophagous dines, There'll be queer prog to eat ; The usual thing in the way of wines And a single course of meat. ..."

2. The Memorial History of the City of New-York: From Its First Settlement to by James Grant Wilson (1893)
"The ichthyophagous Club began its dinners about 1880, and they continued for about ... But the ichthyophagous dines no more; and many were the disappointed ..."

3. The Bartlett Collection: A List of Books on Angling, Fishes and Fish Culture by Louise Rankin Albee, John Bartlett (1896)
"Ang. 22.16 New York (City)—ichthyophagous club. ... The menu of the 5th dinner contains a poem by Fred Mather, entitled " When the ichthyophagous dines. ..."

4. Natural History of the Negro Race by Julien-Joseph Virey, Samuel Thomas von Soemmerring (1837)
"Tlms.almost all ichthyophagous tribes, bordering on the sea, who feed chiefly upon muddy fishes, whose flesh is foetid and glutinous, appear to be subject ..."

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