melliphagous

mellivorous (mɪˈlɪvərəs)

/ (mɪˈlɪfəɡəs) /

adjective

zoology (of an animal) feeding on honey

Nearby words

  1. meller,
  2. mellers,
  3. melliferous,
  4. mellifluent,
  5. mellifluous,
  6. mellite,
  7. mellitum,
  8. mellon,
  9. mellon, andrew william,
  10. mellophone

Word Origin for melliphagous

C19: from Latin mel honey + Greek -phagos, from phagein to consume

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