herbivorous


her·biv·o·rous

adjective \ˌ(h)ər-ˈbiv-rəs, -ˈbi-və-\

Definition of HERBIVOROUS

:  feeding on plants
her·biv·o·ry \-ˈbi-və-rē\ noun

Origin of HERBIVOROUS

New Latin herbivorus, from Latin herba grass + -vorus -vorous
First Known Use: 1661

Rhymes with HERBIVOROUS

her·biv·o·rous

adjective \ˌ(h)ər-ˈbiv-ə-rəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HERBIVOROUS

1
: feeding on plants <herbivorous mammals>
2
: having a stout body and a long small intestine : endomorphic
her·biv·o·rous·ly adverb

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