entomophagous

adjective

en·​to·​moph·​a·​gous ˌen-tə-ˈmä-fə-gəs How to pronounce entomophagous (audio)
: feeding on insects

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of entomophagous was circa 1847

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Cite this Entry

“Entomophagous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/entomophagous. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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