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graminivorous

[gram-uh-niv-er-uh s] /ˌgræm əˈnɪv ər əs/
adjective
1.
feeding or subsisting on grass:
a graminivorous bird.
Origin
1730-1740
1730-40; < Latin grāmin- (stem of grāmen) grass + -i- + -vorous
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graminivorous

/ˌɡræmɪˈnɪvərəs/
adjective
1.
(of animals) feeding on grass
Word Origin
C18: from Latin grāmen grass + -vorous
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Word Origin and History for graminivorous
adj.

"feeding on grass," 1739, from gramini-, comb. form of Latin gramen (genitive graminis) "grass, fodder," which perhaps ultimately is cognate with English grass, + -vorous.

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