Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Feeding upon the seeds or kernels of pine-cones, as do the crossbills. [Rare.]

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Examples

  • It is a species of no economical importance and is too inaccessible for the profitable gathering of its large nuts, which are devoured in quantity by squirrels and by Clark's crow, a bird of the same genus with the pinivorous Nutcracker of Europe.

    The Genus Pinus

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  • (Obsolete) Feeding on pine kernels.

    July 30, 2008