myrmecophagous

adjective
myr·​me·​coph·​a·​gous | \ ¦mərmə¦käfə̇gəs \

Definition of myrmecophagous

: feeding on ants used especially of organisms that prey on but do not live with ants

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History and Etymology for myrmecophagous

myrmec- + -phagous

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“Myrmecophagous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myrmecophagous. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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