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Definition of "myrmecophagous" [myrmecophagous]

  • Pertaining to the anteater (adjective)
  • Feeding on ants (adjective)

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Use "myrmecophagous" in a sentence
  • "For ant-eating, you can say "formicivorous" or "myrmecophagous", but don't take half of one and half of the other."
  • "Thus the extremes of carnivorous adaptation, as in the case of the cats, of omnivorous adaptation, as in the case of the bears, of herbivorous adaptation, as in the case of the horses, or myrmecophagous adaptation, as in the case of the anteaters, are all secondary "(_loc.cit. _, pp. 23-4)."