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graminivorous Line breaks: grami|niv¦or|ous
Pronunciation: /ˌɡramɪˈnɪv(ə)rəs/

Definition of graminivorous in English:

adjective

Zoology
(Of an animal) feeding on grass.

Origin

Mid 18th century: from Latin gramen, gramin- 'grass' + -vorous.

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