fruc·tiv·o·rous (frook-tivґə-rəs) [L. fructus fruit + vorare to eat] subsisting on or eating fruits.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • fructivorous — feeding on fruit Feeding and Eating …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • fructivorous — fruc·tiv·o·rous …   English syllables

  • fructivorous — /frʌkˈtɪvərəs/ (say fruk tivuhruhs), /frʊk / (say frook ) adjective → frugivorous …   Australian English dictionary

  • fructivorous — |frək|tivərəs, (ˈ)fru̇k , (ˈ)frük adjective Etymology: fructi + vorous : frugivorous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Odilon Redon — Self Portrait, 1880, Musée d Orsay Birth name Bertrand Jean Redon Born 20 April 1840 …   Wikipedia

  • frugivorous — fru·giv·o·rous frü jiv ə rəs adj feeding on fruit * * * fru·giv·o·rous (froo jivґə rəs) fructivorous …   Medical dictionary

  • Feeding and Eating — Like many people, I enjoy eating perhaps too much so. This list of 113 words describes different things one could eat, although a human would have to be pretty desperate to eat lice or limestone. Then again, I ve eaten at McDonald s hundreds of… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • frugivorous — /fruˈdʒɪvərəs/ (say frooh jivuhruhs) adjective feeding on fruit; fructivorous. {Latin frūgi , from frūx fruit + vorous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • fructify —   v.i.,v.t. become or make fruitful.    ♦ fructiferous, a. bearing fruit.    ♦ fructification,   n.    ♦ fructiform, a. like fruit.    ♦ fructivorous, a. feeding on fruit …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • fruc|tiv|o|rous — «fruhk TIHV uhr uhs», adjective. feeding on fruits; frugivorous: »Some vertebrates are herbivorous…some fructivorous, and a few even omnivorous (White and Renner). ╂[< Latin frūctus fruit + vorāre devour + English ous] …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.