nucivorous

/ (njuːˈsɪvərəs) /

adjective

(of animals) feeding on nuts

Nearby words

  1. nuchal,
  2. nuchal ligament,
  3. nuchal plane,
  4. nuci-,
  5. nuciform,
  6. nucle-,
  7. nuclear,
  8. nuclear bomb,
  9. nuclear cataract,
  10. nuclear chemistry

Word Origin for nucivorous

from Latin nux nut + -vorous

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