entomophagous

adjective
en·​to·​moph·​a·​gous | \ ˌen-tə-ˈmä-fə-gəs How to pronounce entomophagous (audio) \

Definition of entomophagous

: feeding on insects

First Known Use of entomophagous

circa 1847, in the meaning defined above

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