oryzivorous

Pertaining to eating rice

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • oryzivorous — |ȯrə|ziv(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: oryz + vorous; probably originally formed as French orizivore : feeding on rice * * * oryzivorous, a. (ɒrɪˈzɪvərəs) [f. mod.L. oryzivor us (f. oryza, Gr. ὄρυζα rice + vorus devouring) + ous.] Rice eating,… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Feeding and Eating — Like many people, I enjoy eating perhaps too much so. This list of 113 words describes different things one could eat, although a human would have to be pretty desperate to eat lice or limestone. Then again, I ve eaten at McDonald s hundreds of… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • oryz- — combining form or oryzo also oryzi Etymology: New Latin, from Latin oryza rice, from Greek more at rice : rice …   Useful english dictionary

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