Graminivorous vs Graminivore - What's the difference?

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Graminivorous is a related term of graminivore.


As an adjective graminivorous

is (entomology) that eats grasses and seeds.

As a noun graminivore is

an herbivorous animal, a grazer, that feeds primarily on grasses.

graminivorous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (entomology) That eats grasses and seeds.
  • Usage notes

    * Although the term was formerly more widely used (e.g. of grazing animals), it is now restricted to insects, as most such animals are better termed (herbivorous).

    graminivore

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia graminivore) (en noun)
  • An herbivorous animal, a grazer, that feeds primarily on grasses.
  • See also

    * herbivore * carnivore * folivore * frugivore * insectivore * omnivore