Meaning of ichthyophagous in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɪkθɪˈɒfəɡəs/


  • Fish-eating.

    ‘Americans are more ichthyophagous than ever’
    • ‘In ichthyophagous Japan, good fishing techniques are a matter of national importance.’
    • ‘O. bonariensis in the adult stage can be considered an ichthyophagous species based on its feeding habits in the Mar Chiquita Lake.’
    • ‘However, this species is both aggressive and voraciously ichthyophagous.’
    • ‘There are, he adds, ‘unremittingly ichthyophagous [fish-eating] breakfasters; others who will have bacon every day but never sausages and vice versa’.’