-phagy

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

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-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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