Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Anthophilous
 
Pronunciation: /anˈTHäfələs/
 
Definition: (adj)
 
1) attracted by or living among flowers.
2) feeding on flowers, as certain insects.
3) (of insects or other animals) frequenting flowers.
 
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek anthos + English -philous
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Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Batten
 
Definition: (v)
 
1) a : to grow or make fat
b : to feed gluttonously
2) to grow prosperous especially at the expense of another — usually used with on