-vore


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-vore

a combining form meaning “one that eats” what is specified by the initial element: carnivore. Compare -vorous.
[< French < Latin -vorus -vorous]
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For example, the vocabulary word sanguivore in this issue is composed of the Latin root words sangui- meaning "blood" and -vore meaning "to eat.
One will eat the other, and sheep are n o t c a r n i -vores.