Definitions

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  • noun One who or that which eats earth.
  • noun ornithology The ibigau (Nictibius grandis).

Etymologies

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From earth +‎ eater.

Examples

  • One of the columnists, Wayne Leibel, hit one out of the park with his article on the etymology of the Latin name for one of the eartheater cichlids.

    What's in a Latin binomial?

  • One of the columnists, Wayne Leibel, hit one out of the park with his article on the etymology of the Latin name for one of the eartheater cichlids.

    What's in a Latin binomial?

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