herbivore herbivore  /ˈhɜr bɪ ˌvɔr/


  • (n) any animal that feeds chiefly on grass and other plants


  1. Horses are undeniably born to run, a survival strategy that befits a prairie herbivore with neither fangs nor claws.
  2. He has been more herbivore than carnivore in debates.
  3. On closer examination, the scientists determined that the remains were those of a juvenile psittacosaur, a herbivore known to inhabit the region.


  • Conserving Top Predators Results in Less CO2 in the Air

    While scientists have long-known that predators lead to carbon storage by reducing herbivore populations, a new study reveals a novel way in which top predators cause an ecosystem to store more carbon
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Environmental News Network

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  1. "The Herbivore T-shirts are nice," Sendek said. "I wish they would have touched them up a little bit to make me look maybe like Brad Pitt or one of those guys, but I've got to live with it."
    on Dec 7, 2007 By: Herb Sendek Source: Charlotte Observer

  2. "It's phenomenal to find two dinosaurs in the same site," Mr Hocknull told The Times. "There's a bit of a mystery around why they were both there. Maybe they both drowned or perhaps the herbivore was stuck in the mud and it attracted the...
    on Jul 3, 2009 By: Scott Hocknull Source: Times Online

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