graminivorous


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graminivorous

(of animals) feeding on grass

graminivorous

[¦gram·ə¦niv·ə·rəs]
(zoology)
Feeding on grasses.
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An imaginative teacher, an anti-Mr Gradgrind, could have turned the lesson on a sixpence by allowing Cissy Jupe to open out the meaning of horses beyond their otherwise interesting feature of being graminivorous quadrupeds.
Based on mouthpart structure and diet, grasshoppers are classified as graminivorous (grass-feeding), with grinding molars consisting of parallel ridges, and incisors typically fused into a scythe-like cutting edge; forbivorous (broad leaf plant-feeding), with a depressed molar region surrounded by raised teeth, and incisors equipped with large, interlocking teeth; and herbivorous (mixed-feeding), with characteristics intermediate between grass-feeding and forbfeeding mouthparts.
"We can also grow graminivorous male (GM) born tilapia, which is a grass eater, giant freshwater prawn, snakehead or dalag, yellowtail catfish, native hito or catfish, the hybrid cold-tolerant tilapia which can tolerate 11 degrees Celsius, and milkfish," he revealed.
Graminivorous. Forty teeth, namely, twenty-four grinders, four eye teeth, and twelve incisive.
Relative nutritional quality of C3 and C4 grasses for a graminivorous lepidopteran, Paratrytone melane (Hesperiidae).
D Chechnya (Mourilyan and Bankable, owned by Ramzan Kadyrov) 39 In which Charles Dickens novel is a horse defined as a graminivorous quadruped?
Graminivorous. Forty teeth, namely twenty-four eye teeth, plus twelve incisive.
On competition between different species of graminivorous insects.