anthophilous definition

  • adjective:
    • lifestyle or developing on plants, as specific insects.
    • Living or developing on flowers
    • Lit., keen on plants; ergo, feeding upon, or residing among, flowers.
    • feeding on plants
    • Living or developing on plants, as specific bugs.
    • Living or developing on flowers
    • Lit., keen on blossoms; thus, feeding upon, or residing among, blossoms.
    • feeding on plants
  • others:
    • In entomology, flower-loving, as a bee.
    • Of or with respect to the Anthophila.
    • In entomology, flower-loving, as a bee.
    • Of or with respect to the Anthophila.

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