[zoh-uh-fey-guh s]

zoophagous Definition

  • 1feeding on animals
  • 2an animal that feeds on other animals

Using zoophagous: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "zoophagous" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The lion is a zoophagous animal.

  • Example

    The zoophagous plants are Venus flytrap and sundew.

  • Example

    The zoophagous behavior of the shark is well-known.

zoophagous Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for zoophagous

Origins of zoophagous

from Greek 'zōion' meaning 'animal' and 'phagein' meaning 'to eat'


Summary: zoophagous in Brief

'Zoophagous' [zoh-uh-fey-guh s] is an adjective that describes an animal that feeds on other animals or a plant that captures and digests animals. Examples include the lion, Venus flytrap, and shark.