HyperDic: bottom-feeder

English > 2 senses of the word bottom-feeder:
NOUNanimalbottom-feedera scavenger that feeds low on the food chain
animalbottom-feeder, bottom-dwellera fish that lives and feeds on the bottom of a body of water
English > bottom-feeder: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningA scavenger that feeds low on the food chain.
BroaderscavengerAny animal that feeds on refuse and other decaying organic matter
English > bottom-feeder: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningA fish that lives and feeds on the bottom of a body of water.
Synonymbottom-dweller
Narrowermulletbottom dwelling marine warm water fishes with two barbels on the chin
BroaderfishAny of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
Spanishorganismo bentónico, pez de fondo
Adjectivesbottom-feedingof or relating to fish and marine life that feed on the bottom of a body of water

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