lignivorous

feeding on wood

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • lignivorous — adj. [L. lignum, wood; vorare, to devour] Eating wood or woody tissue …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • lignivorous — /lig niv euhr euhs/, adj. xylophagous. [1820 30; LIGNI + VOROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • lignivorous — adjective That feeds on wood …   Wiktionary

  • lignivorous — /lig niv euhr euhs/, adj. xylophagous. [1820 30; LIGNI + VOROUS] * * * lignivˈorous adjective (L vorāre to devour) feeding on wood • • • Main Entry: ↑lignum …   Useful english 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

  • lign- — combining form or ligni or ligno Etymology: Latin lign , ligni , from lignum more at ligneous 1. : wood …   Useful english dictionary

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