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Webster 1913 Edition


Insectivore

In-sec′ti-vore

,
Noun.
;
pl.
Insectivores
(-vōrz)
.
[F.]
(Zool.)
One of the Insectivora.

Definition 2022


insectivore

insectivore

English

Noun

insectivore (plural insectivores)

  1. Insect-eating animal or plant.
    An anteater is an insectivore with a long sticky tongue to catch its prey.
  2. (dated) mammal of the now abandoned order Insectivora.

Synonyms

  • insectivoran (mammal of the order Insectivora)

Related terms

Translations


French

Etymology

insecte + -vore

Adjective

insectivore m, f (plural insectivores)

  1. insectivorous

Noun

insectivore m (plural insectivores)

  1. insectivore

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