Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Avoid these words. Seriously.

anthophilous

[an-thof-uh-luh s] /ænˈθɒf ə ləs/
adjective
1.
Also, anthophagous
[an-thof-uh-guh s] /ænˈθɒf ə gəs/ (Show IPA)
. feeding on flowers, as certain insects.
2.
attracted by or living among flowers.
Origin of anthophilous
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; antho- + -philous
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for anthophilous

anthophilous

/ænˈθɒfɪləs/
adjective
1.
(esp of insects) frequenting flowers
2.
feeding on flowers
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for anthophilous

Word Value for anthophilous

0
22
Scrabble Words With Friends