entomophile etymology

English word entomophile comes from English -phile, English entomo- (Insect.)

Detailed word origin of entomophile

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phile English (eng) Forming nouns and adjectives meaning "loving", "friendly", or "friend".
entomo- English (eng) Insect.
entomophile English (eng) (of a type of flower or plant) Having such pollen.. (of a type of pollen) Being transported by insects, rather than carried on the air. A flower whose pollen is transported by insects, rather than carried on the air.. A person who likes insects.

Words with the same origin as entomophile

Descendants of -phile
Hungarophile Indophile Londonphile Turcophile Xenaphile amphiphile capnophile coprophile gerontophile infracaninophile mesophile necrophile oenophile parthenophile pedophile pianophile pronucleophile psammophile redophile scopophile siderophile spankophile tobaccophile toxophile
Descendants of entomo-
entomofauna entomogenous entomography entomoid entomolite entomomancy entomopathogenic entomophagous entomophagy entomophilic entomophilous entomophobe entomophobia entomophyte entomotomy