coprophile

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EtymologyEdit

copro- ‎(dung) +‎ -phile ‎(loving)

PronunciationEdit

  • kop-rof´ĭ-l

NounEdit

coprophile ‎(plural coprophiles)

  1. Alternative spelling of coprophil
  2. A feces-loving organism.
  3. (ecology) An organism (typically microorganisms and fungi) living off or growing in dung or other fecal matter.

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