Compartir esta entrada

insectivorous Saltos de línea: in¦sect|iv¦or|ous
Pronunciación: /ˌɪnsɛkˈtɪv(ə)rəs/

Definición de insectivorous en inglés:

adjetivo

1(Of an animal) feeding on insects, worms, and other invertebrates.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Herbivorous, granivorous and insectivorous birds have a highly specialized, muscular gizzard with an inner lining of hard cuticle.
  • Thomisids are among the favourite prey of insectivorous birds and other invertebrates.
  • Contrary to popular belief, bats are not helpless on the ground or in the water, and some insectivorous species feed on ground-dwelling insects as much or more than they feed on insects captured in flight.
1.1(Of a plant such as the sundew) able to capture and digest insects.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • There, while hunting for the rare bog orchid, he stumbled on the minuscule, insectivorous sundew plant, Drosera rotundifolia.
  • The Venus flytrap is a must for boys who enjoy watching the insectivorous plant capture its prey - usually a housefly - before devouring it over several days.
  • It's as if memory functions like some swift and rapacious insectivorous plant.

Palabras que riman con insectivorous

carnivorous, herbivorous, omnivorous

Definición de insectivorous en:

Compartir esta entrada

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día haughty
Pronunciación: ˈhɔːti
adjective
arrogantly superior and disdainful