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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Xylophagous \Xy*loph"a*gous\, a. [Gr. xylofa`gos eating wood; xy`lon wood + fagei^n to eat.] (Zool.) (a) Eating, boring in, or destroying, wood; -- said especially of certain insect larvae, crustaceans, and mollusks. (b) Of or pertaining to the genus Xylophaga. [1913 Webster]