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Definition of herbivore noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

herbivore

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noun
BrE BrE//ˈhɜːbɪvɔː(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɜːrbɪvɔːr//
 
, NAmE//ˈhɜːrbɪvɔːr//
 
 
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any animal that eats only plants compare carnivore, insectivore, omnivore, vegetarian Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from Latin herba ‘herb’ + -vore, from Latin -vorus (from vorare ‘devour’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: herbivore