ornithophilous etymology

English word ornithophilous comes from English -philous, English ornitho- (Of or pertaining to birds.)

Detailed word origin of ornithophilous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-philous English (eng) Having an affinity, attraction, preference or love of something.
ornitho- English (eng) Of or pertaining to birds.
ornithophilous English (eng) (botany) Pollinated by birds.. Thriving in the presence of birds.

Words with the same origin as ornithophilous

Descendants of -philous
aerophilous ammophilous anemophilous calciphilous chiropterophilous dendrophilous entomophilous halophilous heliophilous homophilous hydrophilous hygrophilous malacophilous mesophilous myrmecophilous necrophilous ombrophilous petrophilous photophilous phytophilous psammophilous tropophilous xenophilous zoophilous
Descendants of ornitho-
ornithichnology ornithochory ornithogenic ornithogeography ornithoid ornitholite ornithomancy ornithomorph ornithonym ornithophagous ornithophilia ornithophily ornithophobe ornithophobia ornithopod ornithoscopy ornithosis ornithotic ornithotomy