Coprophage vs Coprophagan - What's the difference?

coprophage | coprophagan | Hypernyms |

Coprophage is a hypernym of coprophagan.


As nouns the difference between coprophage and coprophagan

is that coprophage is (label) any living organism that feeds on feces, or fecal matter while coprophagan is (zoology) a kind of beetle that feeds on dung.

coprophage

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (label) Any living organism that feeds on feces, or fecal matter.
  • coprophagan

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (zoology) A kind of beetle that feeds on dung.
  • Hypernyms

    * coprophage (Webster 1913)