Definition of electroreceptive in US English:

electroreceptive

adjective

  • 1Chiefly US Electricity. That responds to an electric current or charge; undergoing a change of state in the presence of an electric current or charge.

  • 2Zoology. Of or relating to electroreception; capable of electroreception, sensitive to electrical stimuli.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in U.S. Patents. From electro- + receptive.

Pronunciation

electroreceptive

/ɪˌlɛtrəʊrɪˈsɛptɪv/