herbivore

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From French herbivore. Equivalent to +‎ -vore.

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herbivore (plural herbivores)

  1. An organism that feeds chiefly on plants.
    • 2011, Bernard Wood, Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Human Evolution:
      It is unlikely that any member of the hominin clade was either an obligate herbivore or an obligate carnivore

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

herbe +‎ -vore

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Adjective[edit]

herbivore (masculine and feminine, plural herbivores)

  1. herbivorous

Noun[edit]

herbivore m (plural herbivores)

  1. herbivore

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