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Meaning of HERBIVORE

Pronunciation:  'hurbu`vowr

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  any animal that feeds chiefly on grass and other plants; "horses are herbivores"; "the sauropod dinosaurs were apparently herbivores"

HERBIVORE is a 9 letter word that starts with H.


 See Also: animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Her"bi*vore\, n. [Cf. F. herbivore.] (Zo["o]l.)
One of the Herbivora. --P. H. Gosse.

Biology Dictionary
  1. An animal that eats herbaceous plants.
  2. An animal that consumes herbaceous vegetation.
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