[ sang-gwiv-er-uhs ]
/ sæŋˈgwɪv ər əs /
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feeding on blood, as a bat or insect.
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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
Medical definitions for sanguivorous
[ săng-gwĭv′ər-əs ]
Feeding on blood, as certain bats, leeches, and insects.
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