What is another word for ranivorous?
1 synonym found
[ ɹanˈɪvəɹəs], [ ɹanˈɪvəɹəs], [ ɹ_a_n_ˈɪ_v_ə_ɹ_ə_s]
Ranivorous, which means frog-eating, is a specific term used to describe an animal's diet. Other synonyms that can also be used to describe an animal that feeds on frogs include batrachivorous, bufonophagous, and ranophagous. Batrachivorous refers to creatures that feed exclusively on all aspects of the life cycle of amphibians, which includes eating their eggs, tadpoles, and adult frogs. Meanwhile, bufonophagous describes organisms that prefer to feed on toads, which are similar to frogs in appearance and behavior. Similarly, ranophagous represents animals that eat frogs as their primary food source. These terms are useful for describing the feeding habits of animals that prey on frogs.