insectivorous

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin insectum (insect) and -vorus, from vorō (to eat).

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  • IPA(key): /ˌɪnsɛkˈtɪv(ə)ɹəs/

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insectivorous (comparative more insectivorous, superlative most insectivorous)

  1. Feeding on insects.
  2. (of a plant) Capable of trapping and absorbing insects; such as the sundew, pitcher plant and Venus flytrap.

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