Vermivorous
Vermivorous Ver*miv"o*rous, a. [L. vermis a worm + vorare to devour: cf. F. vermivore.] (Zo["o]l.) Devouring worms; feeding on worms; as, vermivorous birds. [1913 Webster]

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  • vermivorous — a. Worm eating, worm devouring …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • vermivorous — ver·miv·o·rous …   English syllables

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