[in-sek-tiv-er-uh s] /ˌɪn sɛkˈtɪv ər əs/

adapted to feeding on insects.
Botany. having specialized leaves or leaf parts capable of trapping and digesting insects, as the Venus’s-flytrap, the pitcher plants, and the sundews.
feeding on or adapted for feeding on insects: insectivorous plants
of or relating to the order Insectivora

insectivorous adjective


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