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An animal that feeds chiefly on plants.
[From New Latin Herbivora, former mammalian group, from neuter pl. of herbivorus, plant-eating; see herbivorous.]
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1. (Zoology) an animal that feeds on grass and other plants
2. informal a liberal, idealistic, or nonmaterialistic person
[C19: from New Latin herbivora grass-eaters]
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her•bi•vore(ˈhɜr bəˌvɔr, -ˌvoʊr)
a herbivorous animal.
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An animal that feeds mainly or only on plants. Compare carnivore.
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a plant-eating animal. Cf. carnivore. — herbivorous, adj.See also: Animals
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A plant-eating animal.
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|Noun||1.||herbivore - any animal that feeds chiefly on grass and other plants; "horses are herbivores"; "the sauropod dinosaurs were apparently herbivores"|
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herbivore[ˈhɜːbɪˌvɔːʳ] N → herbívoro m
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herbivore[ˈhɜːbɪˌvɔː] n → erbivoro
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