• Definition for "entomophilous"
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entomophilous definition

  • adjective:
    • Pollinated by bugs.
    • Of, regarding, or pollinated by way of entomophily.
    • Fertilized because of the company of bugs; -- stated of flowers when the pollen is held to the stigma by insects.
    • of flowering flowers (especially orchids etc) that are pollinated by bugs
    • Pollinated by insects.
    • Of, related to, or pollinated in the shape of entomophily.
    • Fertilized because of the agency of pests; -- said of flowers where the pollen is held towards the stigma by bugs.
    • of flowering flowers (especially orchids etc) that are pollinated by insects
    • Pollinated by bugs.
    • Of, pertaining to, or pollinated in the form of entomophily.
    • Fertilized by the company of insects; -- stated of plants where pollen is held into stigma by insects.
    • of flowering plants (especially orchids etc) being pollinated by insects
  • others:
    • virtually, insect-loving: applied to plants by which, because of their framework, fertilization can ordinarily be effected only by the visits of insects.
    • In phytogeography, parasitic on insects: said of a class of fungi.
    • actually, insect-loving: put on blossoms where, because of their particular framework, fertilization can ordinarily be effected just by the visits of pests.
    • In phytogeography, parasitic on bugs: stated of a class of fungi.
    • virtually, insect-loving: put on flowers where, because of their structure, fertilization can normally be effected just by the visits of pests.
    • In phytogeography, parasitic on insects: stated of a class of fungi.
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