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granivorous

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adjective gra·niv·o·rous \grə-ˈniv-rəs, grā-, -ˈni-və-\

Definition of granivorous

  1. :  feeding on seeds or grain <granivorous rodents>



Origin of granivorous

Latin granum grain


First Known Use: 1646

Rhymes with granivorous


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