graminivorous

adjective
gram·​i·​niv·​o·​rous | \ ˌgra-mə-ˈni-v(ə-)rəs How to pronounce graminivorous (audio) \

Definition of graminivorous

: feeding on grass or the seeds of grass graminivorous locusts graminivorous birds

First Known Use of graminivorous

1739, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for graminivorous

Latin gramin-, gramen

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“Graminivorous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/graminivorous. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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graminivorous

adjective
gram·​i·​niv·​o·​rous | \ ˌgram-ə-ˈniv-(ə-)rəs How to pronounce graminivorous (audio) \

Medical Definition of graminivorous

: feeding on grass

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