limivorous

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

Definition of limivorous 

: swallowing mud for the organic matter contained in it

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History and Etymology for limivorous

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

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