En`to*moph"a*ga (?), n.; pl. [NL., fr. Gr. 'e`ntomon an insect + fagei^n to eat.] Zool.
One of a group of hymenopterous insects whose larvae feed parasitically upon living insects. See Ichneumon,
A group of marsupials which are partly insectivorous, as the opossum.
A group of edentates, including the ant-eaters.
© Webster 1913.