- feeding on blood, as a bat or insect.
Origin of sanguivorous
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The members of this sub-order are mostly insectivorous though occasionally "frugivorous or sanguivorous" Bats.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia
Frank Evers Beddard
- Feeding on blood, as certain bats, leeches, and insects.
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