panivorous

[ pa-niv-er-uh s ]
/ pæˈnɪv ər əs /
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adjective

subsisting on bread; bread-eating.

Nearby words

  1. panier,
  2. panimmunity,
  3. panini,
  4. panino,
  5. paniolo,
  6. panjabi,
  7. panjandrum,
  8. panjim,
  9. pankhurst,
  10. pankhurst, emmeline goulden

Origin of panivorous

1820–30; < Latin pān(is) bread + -i- + -vorous

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Examples from the Web for panivorous

  • At a time when man was "panivorous" and omnivorous, the craving for food was broken up into an infinity of petty ramifications.

    Underground Man|Gabriel Tarde