piscivorous

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin piscivorus; synchronically analyzable as piscivore +‎ -ous.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɪˈsɪvəɹəs/
  • Hyphenation: pis‧civ‧o‧rous

Adjective[edit]

piscivorous (comparative more piscivorous, superlative most piscivorous)

  1. (chiefly of birds) That feeds on fish; fish-eating
    Synonyms: ichthyophagous

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