detritivorous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

detritus +‎ -vorous

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌdɛtɹəˈtɪvəɹəs/

Adjective[edit]

detritivorous (comparative more detritivorous, superlative most detritivorous)

  1. (ecology) That feeds on detritus; saprophagous

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