-phagy


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-phagy

suff.
Variant of -phagia.

-phagy

or

-phagia

n combining form
indicating an eating or devouring: anthropophagy.
[from Greek -phagia; see phago-]

-phagy

or -phagia

a combining form meaning “eating,” “feeding on,” esp. as a practice or means of gaining sustenance: anthropophagy; monophagy.
[< Greek -phagia; see -phage, -y3]