Definition of nectarivorous in English:


Line breaks: nec¦tar|ivor|ous
Pronunciation: /ˌnɛktəˈrɪv(ə)rəs


  • (Of an animal) feeding on nectar.
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    • 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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