mellisugent

adjective
mel·​li·​su·​gent | \ ¦melə¦süjənt \

Definition of mellisugent

: feeding by sucking up honey or nectar

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History and Etymology for mellisugent

mell- + Latin sugent-, sugens, present participle of sugere to suck

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“Mellisugent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mellisugent. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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