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xy•loph•a•gous



Pronunciation: (zī-lof'u-gus), [key]
adj.
1. feeding on wood, as certain insects or insect larvae.
2. perforating or destroying timber, as certain mollusks, crustaceans, and fungi.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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