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anthophilous

[an-thof-uh-luh s]
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adjective
  1. Also an·thoph·a·gous [an-thof-uh-guh s] /ænˈθɒf ə gəs/. feeding on flowers, as certain insects.
  2. attracted by or living among flowers.

Origin of anthophilous

First recorded in 1880–85; antho- + -philous
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British Dictionary definitions for anthophilous

anthophilous

adjective
  1. (esp of insects) frequenting flowers
  2. feeding on flowers
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