invasivore

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

invasi(ve) +‎ -vore

Noun[edit]

invasivore (plural invasivores)

  1. A person who makes a point of eating invasive species in an effort to reduce their ecological impact.
    • 2012, Larry Perez, Snake in the Grass: An Everglades Invasion, Pineapple Press (2012), →ISBN, page 97:
      Invasivore” diets were increasingly encouraged as a hopeful means of controlling unwanted species like lionfish, Asian carp, and green mitten crabs.
    • 2012, Matthew Weingarten, quoted on praise page of Jackson Landers, Eating Aliens: One Man's Adventures Hunting Invasive Animal Species, Storey Publishing (2012), →ISBN, unnumbered page:
      “Grab your shotgun and your frying pan, and let Eating Aliens be your guide to becoming the ultimate invasivore!”
    • 2014, Rowan Jacobsen, "The Invasivore's Dilemma", Outside, 24 March 2014:
      My first training in the way of the invasivore came a few months before I met Bun, when I sat in a Boston restaurant watching New Hampshire chef Evan Mallett plate buttermilk-poached-dogfish salads.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:invasivore.