[hur-buh-vawr, -vohr]
a herbivorous animal.

1850–55; < Neo-Latin herbivorus; see herb, -i-, -vore

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herbivore (ˈhɜːbɪˌvɔː)
1.  an animal that feeds on grass and other plants
2.  informal a liberal, idealistic, or nonmaterialistic person
[C19: from New Latin herbivora grass-eaters]

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Word Origin & History

1854, from Mod.L. herbivora (1830) or Fr. herbivore (1748), from L. herbivorus, from herba "a herb" + vorare "devour, swallow" (see voracious).
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herbivore  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (hûr'bə-vôr', ûr'-)  Pronunciation Key 
An animal that feeds mainly or only on plants. In a food chain, herbivores are primary consumers. Compare carnivore, detritivore.

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herbivore [(hur-buh-vawr, ur-buh-vawr)]

A living thing that eats only plants. Cattle, sheep, and horses are herbivores.

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Example sentences
Her family supports her choice and used a meat substitute with the tomatoes to
  make herbivore-friendly tacos.
It would truly be a shock to me if someone discovered and described a spider
  that was an absolutely strict herbivore.
Another herbivore, the marsh deer, grazes on leaves and grasses.
These scents attract the predators of herbivores to the scene.
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