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her·bi·vore

 (hûr′bə-vôr′, ûr′-)
n.
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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herbivore

(ˈhɜːbɪˌvɔː)
n
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)

n.
a herbivorous animal.
[1850–55]
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her·bi·vore

(hûr′bə-vôr′, ûr′bə-vôr′)
An animal that feeds mainly or only on plants. Compare carnivore.

herbivorous adjective
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herbivore

a plant-eating animal. Cf. carnivore. — herbivorous, adj.
See also: Animals
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herbivore

A plant-eating animal.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.herbivore - any animal that feeds chiefly on grass and other plantsherbivore - any animal that feeds chiefly on grass and other plants; "horses are herbivores"; "the sauropod dinosaurs were apparently herbivores"
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
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Translations
býložravec
kasvinsyöjä
biljojedbiljožder
növényevő
herbivoorplanteneter

herbivore

[ˈhɜːbɪˌvɔːʳ] Nherbívoro m
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herbivore

[ˈhɜːrbɪvɔːr] nherbivore mherb tea n = herbal tea
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herbivore

n (Zool) → Pflanzenfresser m, → Herbivore m (spec)
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herbivore

[ˈhɜːbɪˌvɔː] nerbivoro
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References in classic literature ?
The ground was rolling and tree-dotted and covered with grazing animals, alone, in pairs and in herds--a motley aggregation of the modern and extinct herbivore of the world.
The exclosures are of sufficient size (mean = 260 ha, range = 30-485 ha) to evaluate the effects of resident herbivores. Most (7/8) of the large ([greater than or equal to]30 ha) existing predator exclosures in the region have experienced herbivore imbalance.
Based-on his research, Simpson believes: "If we engage in a solo logging and heavy-fuels removal solution for wildfires and smoke in the absence of proper large-bodied herbivore populations, as Secretary Ryan Zinke is positing, that method will fail, and we have empirical evidence of that.
Habitat sharing between domestic and wild ungulates may result in different kinds of ecological interactions between these two herbivore guilds, including competition [14-16], facilitation [15,17], and transmission of diseases and parasites [18,19].
Rex dinosaurs and decides to run away and see if he could fit in with herbivore dinosaurs.
Aggressive ants have been shown to reduce herbivore numbers on many plant species (Letourneau & Barbosa 1999; Dejean et al.
This combination of vegetationdriven processes rising from the bottom of the food-web and predator and herbivore driven processes cascading down from the top can create rich mosaics of habitats.
Our objectives in this study were to examine the influence of the risk of a potentially toxic PSM, perceived predation risk, and the tradeoff between the two risks on selection of foraging patches by a small, specialist mammalian herbivore, the pygmy rabbit Brachylagus idahoensis.
It's kind of an open secret, the herbivore Exclosure at Mana Pools.
Key words: density, herbivore, hunting, sink, source, vigilance, Gonarezhou, Malipati.