herbivorous herbivorous  /hər ˈbɪ və rəs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) feeding only on plants

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  1. You don't even have to travel to Africa to see such herbivorous first-responders at work.
  2. Cows of course are herbivorous animals.
  3. I want to become more and more ignorant, more quiet, more vegetative, more ruminative, more omnivorous, carnivorous, herbivorous.

News

  1. Pareiasaur: Bumpy beast was a desert dweller

    During the Permian era, animal and plant life were dispersed broadly across Pangea, and a new study supports the idea that there was an isolated desert in the middle of Pangea with its own fauna. Roaming this desert was a very distinctive creature known as a pareiasaur. Pareiasaurs were large, herbivorous reptiles that were common across Pangea during the Middle and Late Permian, about 266-252 ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Knobby-headed beast roamed ancient desert

    By Tanya LewisLiveScience More than 200 million years ago a bumpy-faced, cow-size creature, roamed the central desert of what was then the supercontinent Pangea, a new study finds.The creature, known as Bunostegos akokanensis, is from a group called pareiasaurs, large herbivorous reptiles that lived from 266 million to 252 million years ago (during the Middle and Late Permian). Fossils of ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Bumpy beast was a desert dweller

    During the Permian era, animal and plant life were dispersed broadly across Pangea, and a new study published in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology supports the idea that there was an isolated desert in the middle of Pangea with its own fauna. Roaming this desert was a very distinctive creature known as a pareiasaur. Pareiasaurs were large, herbivorous reptiles that were common across Pangea ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  • "We see this change in vegetation in the carbon isotopes preserved in ancient soils and in the fossilised teeth of ancient herbivorous mammals. The change took place seven to eight million years ago," says Dr Leakey.
    on Dec 14, 2008 By: Meave Leakey Source: East African

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