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Meaning of HERBIVORE

Pronunciation:  'hurbu`vowr

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

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. An animal that eats herbaceous plants.
  2. An animal that consumes herbaceous vegetation.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amphibian, aquatic, biped, board-and-roomer, boarder, bon vivant, Brillat-Savarin, canine, cannibal, carnivore, connoisseur of food, consumer, cosmopolite, diner, diner-out, eater, eater-out, epicure, feeder, feline, flesh-eater, fruitarian, gastronome, glutton, gnawer, gourmand, gourmet, grain-eater, graminivore, granivore, high liver, hungry mouth, insectivore, invertebrate, lactovegetarian, Lucullus, luncher, mammal, mammalian, man-eater, marsupial, marsupialian, meat-eater, mouth, omnivore, omophagist, pantophagist, phytophage, picnicker, plant-eater, predacean, primate, quadruped, reptile, rodent, ruminant, scavenger, trencherman, ungulate, varmint, vegetarian, vermin, vertebrate
 

 

 

 

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