vor-, vora-, -vore, -vorous, -vores, -vora, -vory

(Latin: eat, eating; consume, consuming; ingest, ingesting; devour, devouring; feeding on)

phytivory (adjective)
phytosuccivore
phytosuccivorous
To eat by sucking the sap of plants.
phytosuccivory (adjective)
pigmentivorous
Consuming pigments; destroying paint.
pinivore
pinivorous
Feeding on pine seeds.
pinivory (adjective)
piscivore
piscivorous
Feeding on fishes; feeding habitually or mainly on fish.
An example in nature of a piscivorous consumer.
This is just one example of nature's piscivorous consumers.
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piscivory (adjective)
planktivorous
Organisms feeding on plankton; such as, most fish larvae and many pelagic fishes.
plurivore
plurivorous
To eat many things, specifically applied to a parasite capable of infecting numerous hosts.
plurivory (adjective)

Related "eat, eating" word units: brycho-; esculent-; esophago-; glutto-; phago-.

Cross references of word families that are related directly, or indirectly, to: "food, nutrition, nourishment": alimento-; broma-; carno-; cibo-; esculent-; sitio-; tropho-; Eating Crawling Snacks; Eating: Carnivorous-Plant "Pets"; Eating: Folivory or Leaf Eaters; Eating: Omnivorous.


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