[foh-luh-vawr, -vohr]
any chiefly leaf-eating animal or other organism, as the koala of Australia that subsists on eucalyptus.

1970–75; foli(um) + -vore

folivorous [foh-liv-er-uhs] , adjective Unabridged
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