apivorous


apivorous
adjective
feeding on bees
Similar to: ↑insectivorous

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\(ˈ)ā|pivərəs\ adjective
Etymology: probably from French apivore, from api- + -vore -vorous
: bee-eating

apivorous birds

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/ay piv"euhr euhs/, adj. Zool.
feeding on bees, as certain birds.
[ < L api(s) bee + -VOROUS]

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āpivˈorous adjective
Feeding on bees
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Main Entry:apian

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • apivorous — adj. 1. feeding on bees; bee eating. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

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

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

  • apivorous — adjective That feeds on bees …   Wiktionary

  • apivorous — eating bees Feeding and Eating …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • apivorous — apiv·o·rous …   English syllables

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

  • apivorous —   a. eating bees …   Dictionary of difficult words

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