herbivorous


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her·biv·o·rous

(hĕr-biv'ŏ-rŭs),
Feeding on plants.
[L. herba, herb, + voro, to devour]

herbivorous

(hûr-bĭv′ər-əs, ûr-)
adj.
Feeding on plants; plant-eating.

her·biv′o·rous·ly adv.

her·biv·o·rous

(hĕr-biv'ŏr-ŭs)
Feeding exclusively on vegetable foods.
Compare: carnivorous
[L. herba, herb, + voro, to devour]
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