graminivorous

adjective gram·i·niv·o·rous \ ˌgra-mə-ˈni-v(ə-)rəs \

Definition of graminivorous

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

Origin and Etymology of graminivorous

Latin gramin-, gramen


Medical Dictionary

graminivorous

adjective gram·i·niv·o·rous \ ˌgram-ə-ˈniv-(ə-)rəs \

medical Definition of graminivorous

: feeding on grass

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