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apivorous

[ ey-piv-er-uhs ]
/ eɪˈpɪv ər əs /
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adjective Zoology.

feeding on bees, as certain birds.

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Origin of apivorous

<Latin api(s) bee + -vorous
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British Dictionary definitions for apivorous

apivorous
/ (eɪˈpɪvərəs) /

adjective

eating beesapivorous birds

Word Origin for apivorous

C19: from Latin apis bee + -vorous
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