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 Dictionary entry overview: What does insectivorous mean? 

  The adjective INSECTIVOROUS has 1 sense:

1. (of animals and plants) feeding on insects

  Familiarity information: INSECTIVOROUS used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1insectivorous [BACK TO TOP]


(of animals and plants) feeding on insects


apivorous (feeding on bees)

myrmecophagous (feeding on ants)

Domain category:

animal; animate being; beast; brute; creature; fauna (a living organism characterized by voluntary movement)

flora; plant; plant life (a living organism lacking the power of locomotion)


carnivorous ((used of plants as well as animals) feeding on animals)

herbivorous (feeding only on plants)

omnivorous (feeding on both plants and animals)

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