graminivorous

[ gram-uh-niv-er-uh s ]
/ ˌgræm əˈnɪv ər əs /

adjective

feeding or subsisting on grass: a graminivorous bird.

Origin of graminivorous

1730–40; < Latin grāmin- (stem of grāmen) grass + -i- + -vorous
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graminivorous

/ (ˌɡræmɪˈnɪvərəs) /

adjective

(of animals) feeding on grass

Word Origin for graminivorous

C18: from Latin grāmen grass + -vorous
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