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Noun: insectivore  in'sek-tu,vor
  1. Small insect-eating mainly nocturnal terrestrial or fossorial mammals
  2. Any organism that feeds mainly on insects

Derived forms: insectivores

Type of: animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, eutherian, eutherian mammal, fauna, placental, placental mammal

Part of: Insectivora, order Insectivora

Encyclopedia: Insectivore