plural noun
her·​biv·​o·​ra | \ (ˌ)(h)ərˈbivərə \

Definition of herbivora

1 capitalized, in former classifications : a group of mammals nearly or exactly equivalent to Ungulata and feeding mainly on herbage
2 : herbivorous animals especially : members of the Herbivora

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History and Etymology for herbivora

New Latin, from neuter plural of herbivorus

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“Herbivora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/herbivora. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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