[ pi-siv-er-uhs ]
/ pɪˈsɪv ər əs /
adapted to feeding on fish; fish-eating.
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Example sentences from the Web for piscivorous
The water-moccasin (Agkistrodon piscivorous) is dark chestnut-brown with darker markings.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition|Vernon L. Kellogg
The same motion is, however, performed by some piscivorous birds, which are not provided with this particular bone.Eccentricities of the Animal Creation.|John Timbs
British Dictionary definitions for piscivorous
/ (pɪˈsɪvərəs) /
feeding on fishpiscivorous birds
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Scientific definitions for piscivorous
[ pĭ-sĭv′ər-əs, pī- ]
Habitually feeding on fish. Terns and cormorants are piscivorous birds.
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