myrmecophagous


myrmecophagous
adjective
feeding on ants
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myrmecophagous squirrel

Similar to: ↑insectivorous

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\\|mərmə|käfə̇gəs\ adjective
Etymology: myrmec- + -phagous
: feeding on ants — used especially of organisms that prey on but do not live with ants

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myrmecophˈagous adjective
1. Feeding on ants
2. Of the antbear genus Myrmecophˈaga
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Main Entry:myrmecology

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • myrmecophagous — adj. (Biol.) feeding on ants but usually not living with them. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • myrmecophagous — [mʉr΄mikäf′ə gəs] adj. 〚 MYRMECO + PHAGOUS〛 feeding on ants * * * …   Universalium

  • myrmecophagous — [mʉr΄mikäf′ə gəs] adj. [ MYRMECO + PHAGOUS] feeding on ants …   English World dictionary

  • myrmecophagous — adj. [Gr. myrmex, ant; phagein, to eat] Feeding on ants …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • myrmecophagous — adjective a) pertaining to the anteater b) feeding on ants See Also: myrmecophage, myrmecophagy …   Wiktionary

  • myrmecophagous — feeding on ants Feeding and Eating …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • myrmecophagous — adj. feeding on ants, nourished by eating ants …   English contemporary dictionary

  • myrmecophagous — myr·me·coph·a·gous …   English syllables

  • myrmecophagous — /mɜməˈkɒfəgəs/ (say mermuh kofuhguhs) adjective adapted for feeding on ants or termites, as the jaws, teeth, etc., of various anteaters …   Australian English dictionary

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