Meaning of zooplanktivorous in English:

zooplanktivorous

Pronunciation /ˌzuːə(ʊ)plaŋ(k)ˈtɪv(ə)rəs/ /ˌzəʊə(ʊ)plaŋ(k)ˈtɪv(ə)rəs/

adjective

  • Feeding on zooplankton; characterized by such behaviour.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Journal of Zoology.