- The definition of a herbivore is a person or animal who eats mainly plants.
An example of a herbivore is a chicken.
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Origin: From New Latin Herbivora, former mammalian group, from neuter pl. of herbivorus, plant-eating; see herbivorous.
herbivore - Cultural Definition
A living thing that eats only plants. Cattle, sheep, and horses are herbivores.
herbivore - Science Definition
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