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Meaning of INSECTIVORE

Pronunciation:  in'sektu`vowr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any organism that feeds mainly on insects
  2. [n]  small insect-eating mainly nocturnal terrestrial or fossorial mammals
 

INSECTIVORE is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 See Also: animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, Erinaceus europaeus, Erinaceus europeaeus, eutherian, eutherian mammal, fauna, hedgehog, Insectivora, mole, order Insectivora, otter shrew, placental, placental mammal, potamogale, Potamogale velox, shrew, shrewmouse, tendrac, tenrec

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*sec"ti*vore\, n.; pl. {Insectivores} (-v[=o]rz).
[F.] (Zo["o]l.)
One of the Insectivora.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Describes an animal or plant that eats insects.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: an animal that eats primarily insects; also a member of the mammalian order Insectivora.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amphibian, aquatic, biped, canine, cannibal, carnivore, cosmopolite, feline, gnawer, herbivore, invertebrate, mammal, mammalian, marsupial, marsupialian, omnivore, primate, quadruped, reptile, rodent, ruminant, scavenger, ungulate, varmint, vermin, vertebrate
 

 

 

 

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