piscivorous

adjective
pi·​sciv·​o·​rous | \ pə-ˈsi-və-rəs How to pronounce piscivorous (audio) , pī-\

Definition of piscivorous

: feeding on fishes

First Known Use of piscivorous

1668, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for piscivorous

Latin piscis + English -vorous

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