Filter-feeder meaning

Any of various aquatic animals, such as clams, sponges, and certain whales, that feed by filtering small organisms or organic particles from water.
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An animal that feeds by filtering small organisms or food particles from the water or air, as a clam, baleen whale, or sponge.
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An aquatic animal, such as a clam or sponge, that feeds by filtering tiny organisms or fine particles of organic material from currents of water that pass through it.
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(biology) Any aquatic animal that obtains nourishment by filtering particles of food from the water in which it lives.
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Alternative spelling of filter feeder.
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