herbivore

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noun her·bi·vore \ˈ(h)ər-bə-ˌvȯr\

Origin and Etymology of herbivore

New Latin Herbivora, group of mammals, from neuter plural of herbivorus


First Known Use: 1854


HERBIVORE Defined for English Language Learners

herbivore

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noun her·bi·vore \ˈ(h)ər-bə-ˌvȯr\

Definition of herbivore for English Language Learners

  • : an animal that only eats plants


HERBIVORE Defined for Kids

herbivore

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noun her·bi·vore \ˈhər-bə-ˌvȯr, ˈər-\

Definition of herbivore for Students

  1. :  an animal that feeds on plants


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herbivore

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noun her·bi·vore \ˈ(h)ər-bə-ˌvō(ə)r, -ˌvȯ(ə)r\

Medical Definition of herbivore

  1. :  a plant-eating animal; especially :  ungulate


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