Frugivorous vs Fruitarian - What's the difference?

frugivorous | fruitarian |


As an adjective frugivorous

is having a diet that consists mostly of fruit; fruit-eating.

As a noun fruitarian is

a variant of vegetarian who intends to be limited to eating only such parts of plants whose consumption does not kill the plant (such as fruits, vegetables that can be compared to fruit, nuts and grain, but not for example tubers) the purest fruitarians do not want to destroy even the seeds.

frugivorous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Having a diet that consists mostly of fruit; fruit-eating.
  • Although the vampire bat is known for feeding on blood, most species of bat eat insects, and many are frugivorous .

    fruitarian

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A variant of vegetarian who intends to be limited to eating only such parts of plants whose consumption does not kill the plant (such as fruits, vegetables that can be compared to fruit, nuts and grain, but not for example tubers). The purest fruitarians do not want to destroy even the seeds.