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piscivorous

[pi-siv-er-uh s] /pɪˈsɪv ər əs/
adjective
1.
adapted to feeding on fish; fish-eating.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; pisci- + -vorous
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  • As a response indicator tissue contaminant levels can be used to infer effects on piscivorous populations in and around lakes.
  • In particular, estuarine populations of marine mammals and piscivorous birds have increased significantly.
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piscivorous

/pɪˈsɪvərəs/
adjective
1.
feeding on fish: piscivorous birds
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Word Origin and History for piscivorous
adj.

1660s, from Latin piscis "fish" (see fish (n.)) + -vorous.

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piscivorous in Science
piscivorous
  (pĭ-sĭv'ər-əs, pī-)   
Habitually feeding on fish. Terns and cormorants are piscivorous birds.
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