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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Insectivorous  \In`sec*tiv"o*rous\,  a.  [See  {Insectivora}.] 
  Feeding  or  subsisting  on  insects;  carnivorous.  The  term  is 
  applied: 
  a  to  plants  which  have  some  special  adaptation  for  catching 
  and  digesting  insects,  as  the  sundew,  Venus's  flytrap, 
  Sarracenia,  etc 
  b  to  the  Insectivora,  and  to  many  bats,  birds,  and 
  reptiles. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  insectivorous 
  adj  :  (of  animals  and  plants)  feeding  on  insects  [ant:  {carnivorous}, 
  {herbivorous},  {omnivorous}] 




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