Fucivorous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Fucivorous (Zoöl) Eating fucus or other seaweeds.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • fucivorous Devouring algæ; feeding on seaweeds: applied to sirenians, as the manatee and the dugong, which have this habit.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Fucivorous eating seaweed
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Fucus, + L. vorare, to eat
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. fucus, seaweed.