Meaning of “heterotroph” in the English Dictionary

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heterotrophnoun [ C ]

/ˈhet.ər.əˌtrəʊf/ us /ˈhet̬.ɚ.əˌtroʊf/ specialized

(Definition of “heterotroph” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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heterotrophnoun [ C ]

us /ˈhet̬·ər·əˌtroʊf, -ˌtrɑf/

biology a living thing that gets its food from other plants or animals

heterotrophic
adjective [ not gradable ] us /ˌhet̬·ər·əˈtrɑf·ɪk, -ˈtroʊ·fɪk/

(Definition of “heterotroph” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)