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Meaning of insectivorous

in•sec•tiv•o•rous

Pronunciation: (in"sek-tiv'ur-us), [key]
— adj.
  1. adapted to feeding on insects.
  2. having specialized leaves or leaf parts capable of trapping and digesting insects, as the Venus's-flytrap, the pitcher plants, and the sundews.
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