Definition of nectarivorous in English:

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nectarivorous

Pronunciation: /ˌnektəˈrivərəs/

adjective

Zoology
(Of an animal) feeding on nectar.
Example sentences
  • Frugivorous and nectarivorous birds have lower endogenous N losses and lower N equilibrium than granivorous and omnivorous birds.
  • Those values are extremely low compared to those of granivorous and omnivorous bird species, but higher than those of nectarivorous species.
  • For nectarivorous birds, energy-expensive aggressive behavior may not be worthwhile for defending low nectar levels.

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Syllabification: nec·tar·iv·o·rous

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