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Oct 17, 2017
This week’s theme
Words made with combining forms

This week’s words
kleptomania
stenophagous
pantophobia
hagiology
endogenous

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stenophagous

PRONUNCIATION:
(stuh-NOF-uh-guhs)

MEANING:
adjective: Feeding on a limited variety of food.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek steno- (narrow, small) + -phagous (feeding on). Earliest documented use: 1926.

USAGE:
“I would hope you’re not as big a glutton as you sound, but from the stench alone, you could hardly be stenophagous.”
Neil Baker; Occultus Liber; AuthorHouse; 2014.

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