erucivorous


erucivorous
adj. [L. eruca, caterpillar; vorare, to devour]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
The eating of or on caterpillars.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • eruca —   n. (pl. ae) caterpillar.    ♦ eruciform, a. caterpillar like.    ♦ erucivorous, a. feeding on caterpillars …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • eruci- — combining form Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin eruca : caterpillar eruciform erucivorous …   Useful english dictionary


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