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Meaning of "anthophilous" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ANTHOPHILOUS

anthophilous  [ænˈθɒfɪləs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ANTHOPHILOUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Anthophilous is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ANTHOPHILOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of anthophilous in the English dictionary

The definition of anthophilous in the dictionary is frequenting flowers. Other definition of anthophilous is feeding on flowers.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ANTHOPHILOUS


acidophilous
ˌæsɪˈdɒfɪləs
acidophilus
ˌæsɪˈdɒfɪləs
ammophilous
æˈmɒfɪləs
anemophilous
ˌænɪˈmɒfɪləs
bathophilous
bæˈθɒfɪləs
coprophilous
kəˈprɒfɪləs
endophyllous
ɛnˈdɒfɪləs
entomophilous
ˌɛntəˈmɒfɪləs
eosinophilous
ˌiːəʊsɪˈnɒfɪləs
geophilous
dʒiːˈɒfɪləs
Herophilus
hɪəˈrɒfɪləs
lithophilous
lɪˈθɒfɪləs
ornithophilous
ˌɔːnɪˈθɒfɪləs
sclerophyllous
sklɛˈrɒfɪləs
Theophilus
θɪˈɒfɪləs
thermophilous
θɜːˈmɒfɪləs
tropophilous
trəʊˈpɒfɪləs
xanthophyllous
ˌzænˈθɒfɪləs
xerophilous
zɪˈrɒfɪləs
xiphophyllous
zɪˈfɒfɪləs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ANTHOPHILOUS

anthodia
anthodium
anthoid
anthological
anthologies
anthologise
anthologist
anthologize
anthologizer
anthology
anthomania
anthomaniac
Anthony
Anthony of Padua
anthophore
anthophyllite
anthotaxy
anthoxanthin
anthozoan
anthozoic

WORDS THAT END LIKE ANTHOPHILOUS

battailous
halophilous
hydrophilous
hygrophilous
limnophilous
malacophilous
myrmecophilous
necrophilous
nitrophilous
nubilous
ombrophilous
perilous
pilous
ridiculous
scurrilous
sibilous
Siege Perilous
symphilous
tendrilous
unperilous
verisimilous

Synonyms and antonyms of anthophilous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «anthophilous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ANTHOPHILOUS

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The translations of anthophilous from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «anthophilous» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

anthophilous
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

anthophilous
570 millions of speakers

English

anthophilous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

anthophilous
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

anthophilous
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

anthophilous
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

antófilos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

anthophilous
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

anthophiles
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Anthophilous
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

anthophilous
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

anthophilous
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

anthophilous
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Anthropilous
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

anthophilous
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

anthophilous
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अँथोफिलस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

anthophilous
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pronubo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

anthophilous
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

anthophilous
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

anthophilous
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

anthophilous
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

anthophilous
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

anthophilous
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

anthophilous
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of anthophilous

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ANTHOPHILOUS»

The term «anthophilous» is used very little and occupies the 192.573 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ANTHOPHILOUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about anthophilous

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ANTHOPHILOUS»

Discover the use of anthophilous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to anthophilous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
An Evolutionary Basis for Pollination Ecology
... pollinated by longer-rostrate flies (insects unspecialized, whether or not anthophilous); 2. from flowers pollinated by short-tongued insects to mainly beetle-pollinated flowers (anthophilous beetles) (derived transformation series, continued in ...
S. C. Willemstein, 1987
2
Arthropods of Tropical Forests: Spatio-Temporal Dynamics and ...
It is well known that some anthophilous insects show an increase in population in response to general flowering. In this contribution, we examined whether non- anthophilous insects also increase in response to general flowering.
Yves Basset, 2003
3
History of Insects
A number of anthophilous families including Syrphidae have existed since the Late Cretaceous; however, even in the Baltic amber, the brachyceran flies are still represented mainly by asilomorphans. Acalyptratans are relatively rare ...
Natalya V. Belayeva, A.P. Rasnitsyn, Donald L. Quicke, 2002
4
The Flowering of Australia's Rainforests: A Plant and ...
Although most large anthophilous rainforest insects undertake frequent inter- plant movements and relatively long-distance inter-plant flights between widely spaced trees, a number of uncommon or episodic insect taxa (seasonal absences ...
Geoff Williams, Paul Adam, 2010
5
The Open Door: One Hundred Poems, One Hundred Years of ...
For you: anthophilous, lover of flowers, green roses, chrysanthemums, lilies: retrophilia, philocaly, philomath, sarcophilous—all this love, of the past, of beauty, of knowledge, of flesh; this is catalogue & counter: philalethist, negrophile, neophile ...
Don Share, Christian Wiman, 2012
6
The Insects: An Outline of Entomology
The major beetle families that commonly or exclusively contain anthophilous species are the Buprestidae (jewel beetles; Fig. 11.7b), Cantharidae (soldier beetles), Cerambycidae (longicorn or longhorn beetles), Cleridae (checkered beetles), ...
P. J. Gullan, P. S. Cranston, 2010
7
Social Insects: Their Origin And Evolution
This supposed polyphy- letic origin of the Apidae is certainly suggestive of a possible masked or concealed convergence, or parallelism of development due to anthophilous habits among only remotely related Sphecid or even Vespid groups.
William Morton Wheeler, 1994
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Pollination Ecology and the Rain Forest: Sarawak Studies
Plant-pollinator interactions in the understory of a lowland mixed dipterocarp forest in Sarawak. Am. J. Bot. 86:732–43. ———. 2000. Anthophilous insect community and plant-pollinator interactions on Amami Islands in the Ryukyu Archipelago ...
David Roubik, Shoko Sakai, Abg Abdul Hamid, 2006
9
The Economic Importance of Insects
Calliphoridae (Blow Flies; Bluebottles, etc.) (c) Lepidoptera Butterflies are diurnal ; most moths nocturnal; nearly 100 families known and most adults are anthophilous and involved in plant pollination (d) Coleoptera Some 95 families and more ...
Dennis S. Hill, Institute of Biology, 1997
10
The Philosophy of Flower Seasons, and the Phaenological ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Charles Robertson, 2012

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ANTHOPHILOUS»

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Poetry Pairing | 'For you: anthophilous, lover of flowers'
Poetry Pairing | 'For you: anthophilous, lover of flowers'. By Shannon Doyne. February 28, 2013 9:35 am February 28, 2013 9:35 am. Photo. A praying mantis ... «New York Times, Feb 13»

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