granivorous

adjective
gra·​niv·​o·​rous | \ grə-ˈniv-rəs How to pronounce granivorous (audio) , grā-, -ˈni-və- \

Definition of granivorous

: feeding on seeds or grain granivorous rodents

First Known Use of granivorous

1646, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for granivorous

Latin granum grain

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“Granivorous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/granivorous. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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