verbivore

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from Latin verbum ‎(word) + Latin vorax, from vorō ‎(devour), on the pattern of herbivore and carnivore; coined in the early 1980s by Richard Lederer

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verbivore ‎(plural verbivores)

  1. (humorous, neologism) One who has an enjoyment of words and wordplay.

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