Aphidivorous Aph`i*div"o*rous [Aphis + L. vorare to devour.] (Zo["o]l.) Devouring aphides; aphidophagous. [1913 Webster]

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  • aphidivorous — adj. [NL. aphis, plant louse; L. vorare, to devour] Feeding on aphids …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • aphidivorous — aphid·iv·o·rous …   English syllables

  • aphidivorous — |āfə|divərəs also |af adjective Etymology: aphid + i + vorous : aphidophagous …   Useful english dictionary

  • aphidiphagous — aphidiphagous, a. Zool. (æfɪˈdɪfəgəs) [f. aphid (see aphis) + Gr. ϕαγ ος eating + ous.] = aphidivorous. in Mayne Exp. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

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