-vore

-vore

a combining form meaning “one that eats” what is specified by the initial element: carnivore.
Compare -vora, -vorous.


Origin:
< French < Latin -vorus -vorous

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-vorous
 
adj combining form
feeding on or devouring: carnivorous
 
[from Latin -vorus; related to vorāre to swallow up, devour]
 
-vore
 
n combining form

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