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entomophagous

[en-tuh-mof-uh-guh s] /ˌɛn təˈmɒf ə gəs/
adjective
1.
feeding on insects; insectivorous.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; entomo- + -phagous
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Examples from the web for entomophagous
  • Synergism between insect pathogens and entomophagous insects and its potential to enhance biological control efficacy.
  • The use of food sprays to increase effectiveness of entomophagous insects.
  • However, protocols for experiments to test host ranges of entomophagous arthropods are not standardized.
British Dictionary definitions for entomophagous

entomophagous

/ˌɛntəˈmɒfəɡəs/
adjective
1.
feeding mainly on insects; insectivorous
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