apivorous

  • 1 apivorous — adj. 1. feeding on bees; bee eating. [WordNet 1.5] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 apivorous — [ā piv′ə rəs] adj. [< L apis, bee + VOROUS] feeding on bees, as some birds …

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  • 3 apivorous — adjective feeding on bees • Similar to: ↑insectivorous * * * (ˈ)ā|pivərəs adjective Etymology: probably from French apivore, from api + vore vorous : bee eating apivorous birds * * * /ay piv euhr euhs/, adj. Zool. feeding on bees, as certain… …

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  • 4 apivorous — adj. [L. apis, honeybee; vorare, devour] Refers to feeding on bees …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 5 apivorous — /ay piv euhr euhs/, adj. Zool. feeding on bees, as certain birds. [ < L api(s) bee + VOROUS] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 6 apivorous — adjective That feeds on bees …

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  • 7 apivorous — eating bees Feeding and Eating …

    Phrontistery dictionary

  • 8 apivorous — apiv·o·rous …

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  • 9 apivorous — /eɪˈpɪvərəs/ (say ay pivuhruhs) adjective feeding on bees, as certain birds. {Latin api(s) bee + vorous} …

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  • 10 apivorous —   a. eating bees …

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  • 11 Feeding and Eating — Like many people, I enjoy eating perhaps too much so. This list of 113 words describes different things one could eat, although a human would have to be pretty desperate to eat lice or limestone. Then again, I ve eaten at McDonald s hundreds of… …

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  • 12 insectivorous — adjective (of animals and plants) feeding on insects • Ant: ↑carnivorous, ↑herbivorous, ↑omnivorous • Similar to: ↑apivorous, ↑myrmecophagous • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 13 a|piv|o|rous — «ay PIHV uhr uhs», adjective. feeding on bees: »Most apivorous birds probably originated in Africa. ╂[< Latin apis bee + vorāre devour + English ous] …

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