entomophilous

adjective
en·​to·​moph·​i·​lous | \ ˌen-tə-ˈmä-fə-ləs How to pronounce entomophilous (audio) \

Definition of entomophilous

: normally pollinated by insects — compare zoophilic

Other Words from entomophilous

entomophily \ ˌen-​tə-​ˈmä-​fə-​lē How to pronounce entomophily (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of entomophilous

1880, in the meaning defined above

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“Entomophilous.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/entomophilous. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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