ichthyophagy


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ich•thy•oph•a•gy

(ˌɪk θiˈɒf ə dʒi)

n.
the practice of eating or subsisting on fish.
[1650–60]
ich`thy•oph′a•gous (-gəs) adj.

ichthyophagy

the practice of eating or subsisting on fish. — ichthyophagist, n. — ichthyophagous, adj.
See also: Fish
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