frugivorous definition

  • adjective:
    • Feeding on fresh fruit; fruit-eating.
    • Having a diet that consists mostly of fruit; fruit-eating.
    • Feeding on fresh fruit, as wild birds as well as other animals.
  • others:
    • Feeding on fruits, especially soft fresh fruits, as numerous mammals, birds, etc., those that prey on tiny hard fresh fruits, as seeds and grain, becoming distinguished generally as granivorous.
    • especially, in mammalogy, pertaining to the Frugivora.

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