frugivorous

[froo-jiv-er-uhs]
adjective
fruit-eating, as certain bats.

Origin:
1705–15; < Latin frūgi-, combining form of frūx fruit + -vorous

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frugivorous (fruːˈdʒɪvərəs)
 
adj
feeding on fruit; fruit-eating
 
[C18: from frugi- (as in frugal) + -vorous]

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frugivorous
from L. frugi-, stem of frux "fruit, profit, value," related to fructus (see fruit) + -vorous.
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Food abundance determines distribution and density of a frugivorous bird across seasons.
Our results showed that this parasitoid caused neither parasitism nor mortality to this non-frugivorous fly.
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