insectivorous

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin insectum(insect) and -vorus, from voro(to eat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɪnsɛkˈtɪv(ə)rəs/

Adjective[edit]

insectivorous ‎(comparative more insectivorous, superlative most insectivorous)

  1. feeding on insects
  2. (of a plant) capable of trapping and absorbing insects; such as the sundew, pitcher plant and Venus flytrap

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