[loh-kuh-vawr, ‐vohr]
a person who makes an effort to eat food that is grown, raised, or produced locally, usually within 100 miles of home.

2005; loca(l) + -vore, on the model of carnivore, herbivore

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Main Entry:  locavore
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a person who attempt to eat only foods grown locally
Example:  Locavores grow their own food or buy foodstuffs grown within their region.
Etymology:  2006
Usage:  cooking
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Word Origin & History

one who eats only locally grown or raised food, by 2001, from local + ending abstracted from carnivore, etc., ult. from L. vorare "to devour" (see voracious).
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Example sentences
As a locavore, you also must stress the importance of using only local and organic ingredients.
Chef subscribes to locavore philosophy, visiting nearby farms for seasonal organic produce.
Fun shops, galleries, and lots of locavore-oriented restaurants.
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