Definition of suspension feeder in English:

suspension feeder

Line breaks: sus¦pen|sion feed¦er

Entry from British & World English dictionary


An aquatic animal which feeds on particles of organic matter suspended in the water, especially a bottom-dwelling filter feeder.

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