Definition of anthobian in English:

anthobian

Pronunciation /anˈθəʊbɪən/

noun

rare
  • An animal that lives on flowers; (Entomology) †a lamellicorn beetle of a former division Anthobii which feeds on flowers (obsolete).

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Kirby (1759–1850), entomologist and naturalist. From French anthobie + -an.