Herbivorous meaning

hûr-bĭv'ər-əs, ûr-
Feeding on plants, often, specif., on grass or leaves.
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Feeding on plants; plant-eating.
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Feeding chiefly on plants.
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Feeding on plants; plant-eating.
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Origin of herbivorous

  • From New Latin herbivorus Latin herba vegetation Latin -vorus -vorous
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin herba, grass, and -vore.
    From Wiktionary