herbivorous

[hur-biv-er-uhs, ur-]
adjective
feeding on plants.

Origin:
1655–65; < Neo-Latin herbivorus; see herb, -i-, -vorous

herbivority [hur-buh-vawr-i-tee, -vor-] , noun
herbivorously, adverb

carnivorous, herbivorous, omnivorous.
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herbivorous (hɜːˈbɪvərəs)
 
adj
1.  (of animals) feeding on grass and other plants
2.  informal liberal, idealistic, or nonmaterialistic
 
her'bivorously
 
adv
 
her'bivorousness
 
n

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herbivorous
"plant-eating," 1660s, from L. herba "a herb" + vorare "devour, swallow" (see voracious).
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Example sentences
With the exception of the herbivorous manatees and dugongs, all marine mammals are carnivores.
The species is herbivorous, primarily eating the seeds and foliage of juniper trees, although other vegetation is also consumed.
The herbivorous bighorn sheep live high in the mountains away from predators.
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