Phyllophagous - definition of phyllophagous by The Free Dictionary
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(Biology) biology feeding on leaves or the sap of leaves
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In dimming phase, Gypsy moth is a pest of forest environments , phyllophagous
and polyphage known to feed on over 300 species of trees and shrubs , it's' preferentially feeds on oak leaves .
caterpillars of several species may also feed on pods.
This year they spelled whippoorwill (a nocturnal bird), whorlywort (a perennial herb), perlingual (by way of the tongue) and phyllophagous
(feeding on leaves) correctly to get to the final round.