cancrivorous

adjective

can·​criv·​o·​rous
(ˈ)kan¦krivərəs,
-aŋ¦-
: feeding on crustaceans

Word History

Etymology

New Latin cancrivorus, from cancr-, cancer crab + -i- + -vorus -vorous

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“Cancrivorous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cancrivorous. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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