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-phagy

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek -φαγία (-phagía), combining form of φαγεῖν (phageîn, to eat), infinitive aorist of ἐσθίω (esthíō, I eat).

SuffixEdit

-phagy

  1. Forming nouns with the sense of ‘feeding on, consumption of’.
  2. Forming nouns with the sense of eating in a specified manner, normal or abnormal.

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