cancrivorous

adjective
can·​criv·​o·​rous | \ (ˈ)kan¦krivərəs, -aŋ¦- \

Definition of cancrivorous

: feeding on crustaceans

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History and Etymology for cancrivorous

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 16 Jan. 2022.

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