Herbivore meaning

hûr'bə-vôr', ûr'-
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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An animal that feeds mainly or only on plants. In a food chain, herbivores are primary consumers.
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An animal that feeds chiefly on plants.
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An organism that feeds chiefly on plants.
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A herbivorous animal.
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Origin of herbivore

  • From New Latin Herbivora former mammalian group from neuter pl. of herbivorus plant-eating herbivorous
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From French herbivore.
    From Wiktionary