Piscivorous
Piscivorous Pis*civ"o*rous, a. [L. piscis a fish + vorare to devour: cf. F. piscivore.] (Zo["o]l.) Feeding or subsisting on fish. [1913 Webster]

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  • piscivorous — [pi siv′ə rəs, pīsiv′ə rəs] adj. [ PISCI + VOROUS] feeding on fish; fish eating …   English World dictionary

  • piscivorous — adjective Etymology: Latin piscis + English vorous Date: 1668 feeding on fishes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • piscivorous — fish eating or subsisting on fish …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • piscivorous — /pi siv euhr euhs/, adj. fish eating. [1660 70; PISCI + VOROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • piscivorous — adjective That feeds on fish; fish eating See Also: piscivore …   Wiktionary

  • piscivorous — fish eating Feeding and Eating …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • piscivorous — pɪ sɪvÉ™rÉ™s adj. fish eating, feeds on fish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • piscivorous — [pɪ sɪv(ə)rəs] adjective Zoology feeding on fish. Derivatives piscivore noun Origin C17: from L. piscis fish + vorous …   English new terms dictionary

  • piscivorous — pis·civ·o·rous …   English syllables

  • piscivorous — pis•civ•o•rous [[t]pɪˈsɪv ər əs[/t]] adj. zool. fish eating • Etymology: 1660–70 …   From formal English to slang

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