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seminivorous

[ sem-uh-niv-er-uhs ]
/ ˌsɛm əˈnɪv ər əs /
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adjective
feeding on seeds: seminivorous birds.
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Origin of seminivorous

First recorded in 1680–90; from Latin sēmin- (stem of sēmen “seed, semen”), + -i- + -vorous;see semen
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