adjective li·miv·o·rous \(ˈ)lī¦miv(ə)rəs\

Definition of limivorous

  1. :  swallowing mud for the organic matter contained in it

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Origin and Etymology of limivorous

probably from (assumed) New Latin limivorus, from Late Latin limi- (from Latin limus mud) + Latin -vorus -vorous; akin to Latin linere to smear — more at lime

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a trip made at another's expense

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