entomophilous

adjective

en·​to·​moph·​i·​lous ˌen-tə-ˈmä-fə-ləs How to pronounce entomophilous (audio)
: normally pollinated by insects compare zoophilic
entomophily noun

Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of entomophilous was in 1880

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

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