Frugivorous meaning

fro͝o-jĭv'ər-əs
Feeding on fruit; fruit-eating.
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Fruit-eating.
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Having a diet that consists mostly of fruit; fruit-eating.

Although the vampire bat is known for feeding on blood, most species of bat eat insects, and many are frugivorous.

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Origin of frugivorous

  • Latin frūx frūg- fruit –vorous
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin frūx.
    From Wiktionary