entomophagous

[ en-tuh-mof-uh-guh s ]
/ ˌɛn təˈmɒf ə gəs /

adjective

feeding on insects; insectivorous.

Nearby words

  1. entomol.,
  2. entomological,
  3. entomologist,
  4. entomologize,
  5. entomology,
  6. entomophilous,
  7. entomostracan,
  8. entophyte,
  9. entopic,
  10. entoproct

Origin of entomophagous

First recorded in 1830–40; entomo- + -phagous

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British Dictionary definitions for entomophagous

entomophagous

/ (ˌɛntəˈmɒfəɡəs) /

adjective

feeding mainly on insects; insectivorous
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