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-vorous

1.
a combining form meaning “eating, gaining sustenance from” that specified by the initial element:
carnivorous.
Origin
< Latin -vorus devouring; see -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for vorous

-vorous

combining form
1.
feeding on or devouring carnivorous
Derived Forms
-vore, combining_form:in_noun:countable
Word Origin
from Latin -vorus; related to vorāre to swallow up, devour
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Word Origin and History for vorous
-vorous
comb form meaning "eating," from L. -vorous, from stem of vorare "to devour" (see voracious).
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