[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
They also had to be fairly deer-proof, since four-legged herbivores easily
  outnumber people around here.
Being herbivores, they eat the same fodder as sheep, and have no desire to dine
  out on their charges.
Farmers raise herbivores for food largely because they produce meat more
These endangered hoofed mammals, which live in transitory groups called harems,
  are herbivores that subsist on foraged plants.
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