American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An animal that feeds chiefly on plants.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A herbivorous animal; one of the Herbivora.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) One of the Herbivora.
- n. any animal that feeds chiefly on grass and other plants
- From New Latin herbivorus ("grass-eater"). (Wiktionary)
- From New Latin Herbivora, former mammalian group, from neuter pl. of herbivorus, plant-eating; see herbivorous. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I feel bad for the horse that has to stand there and watch while its fellow herbivore is dismembered.”
“Because calling an animal a herbivore is the way that they were made, a natural instinct to eat plants not animals.”
“This trend has led to a new term: locavore, complementing the better known terms herbivore, carnivore, and omnivore.”
“Roshinante, the 'herbivore' whom the Reuters story centers on, rejects the money-driven careers and attention-seeking purchases endemic during economic bubbles, especially during the 1980s in Japan, and his different perspective as a consumer intrigues marketing experts.”
“Japan's "herbivore" men shun corporate life, sex - Yahoo!”
“Hyderabad: You might have come across words such as herbivore and carnivore.”
“Then a rhino, but rhinos are herbivores and didn't see how I could keep a herbivore alive for”
“The image of testosterone-crazed rabbits, gore dripping from furry herbivore mouths, made me decide that would never happen.”
“Zoe, the littlest Shannon, meets a gentle, herbivore Brachiosaurus as it feeds on the settlement's bountiful greenery.”
“About as decent as can be expected when feeding rubber lizards to a caveman while saying “Trog is an herbivore,” that is.”
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