vermivorous

[ ver-miv-er-uh s ]
/ vərˈmɪv ər əs /
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adjective

(of birds) feeding on worms, grubs, or insect vermin.

Nearby words

  1. verminate,
  2. vermination,
  3. verminous,
  4. verminously,
  5. vermis,
  6. vermont,
  7. vermonter,
  8. vermouth,
  9. vermouth cassis,
  10. vern

Related formsver·miv·o·rous·ness, noun

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Examples from the Web for vermivorous

  • Their selection of nutriment is frugivorous, granivorous, insectivorous, and vermivorous.

    Reptiles and Birds|Louis Figuier


British Dictionary definitions for vermivorous

vermivorous

/ (vɜːˈmɪvərəs) /

adjective

(of certain animals) feeding on worms
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