anthophilous

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an·thoph·i·lous

 (ăn-thŏf′ə-ləs)
adj.
Frequenting flowers, especially to feed on nectar or pollen.

anthophilous

(ænˈθɒfɪləs)
adj
1. (Zoology) (esp of insects) frequenting flowers
2. (Zoology) feeding on flowers

an•thoph•i•lous

(ænˈθɒf ə ləs)

also an•thoph•a•gous

(-ə gəs)

adj.
feeding on flowers, as certain insects.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.anthophilous - feeding on flowersanthophilous - feeding on flowers; "some insects are anthophagous"
herbivorous - feeding only on plants
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