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nectarivorous

Line breaks: nec¦tar|ivor|ous
Pronunciation: /ˌnɛktəˈrɪv(ə)rəs
 
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Definition of nectarivorous in English:

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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