Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Eating or feeding upon plants: phytophagous; specifically, in entomology, belonging to the Phytophaga.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Eating, or subsisting on, plants.

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  • adjective (of animals) feeding on plants

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Examples

  • Here over thirteen hundred footprints of the plant-eating apatosaurus a.k.a. brontosaurus and the carnivorous three-toed allosaurus, ripple marks, a few clams, a palm frond and some horsetails, fish bones, ooids have all solidified into solid rock.

    Bird Cloud

  • U.S. and German scientists have developed a method for measuring the body temperature of sauropods, giant plant-eating dinosaurs that lived during the Jurassic period some 150 million years ago, by analyzing the chemical makeup of 11 fossilized teeth unearthed in Tanzania, Wyoming, and Oklahoma.

    Fossil Studies Show Dinosaurs Were Warm-Blooded

  • It was similar in size to Eodromaeus, but differences in the teeth indicate Eoraptor more likely was an ancestor of the giant plant-eating sauropod dinosaurs than the hunting theropods like T. rex with which it had been associated, according to Sereno, Paul N.

    230-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Species Discovered

  • Here over thirteen hundred footprints of the plant-eating apatosaurus a.k.a. brontosaurus and the carnivorous three-toed allosaurus, ripple marks, a few clams, a palm frond and some horsetails, fish bones, ooids have all solidified into solid rock.

    Bird Cloud

  • It was similar in size to Eodromaeus, but differences in the teeth indicate Eoraptor more likely was an ancestor of the giant plant-eating sauropod dinosaurs than the hunting theropods like T. rex with which it had been associated, according to Sereno, Paul N.

    230-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Species Discovered

  • It was similar in size to Eodromaeus, but differences in the teeth indicate Eoraptor more likely was an ancestor of the giant plant-eating sauropod dinosaurs than the hunting theropods like T. rex with which it had been associated, according to Sereno, Paul N.

    230-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Species Discovered

  • It was similar in size to Eodromaeus, but differences in the teeth indicate Eoraptor more likely was an ancestor of the giant plant-eating sauropod dinosaurs than the hunting theropods like T. rex with which it had been associated, according to Sereno, Paul N.

    230-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Species Discovered

  • Here over thirteen hundred footprints of the plant-eating apatosaurus a.k.a. brontosaurus and the carnivorous three-toed allosaurus, ripple marks, a few clams, a palm frond and some horsetails, fish bones, ooids have all solidified into solid rock.

    Bird Cloud

  • It was similar in size to Eodromaeus, but differences in the teeth indicate Eoraptor more likely was an ancestor of the giant plant-eating sauropod dinosaurs than the hunting theropods like T. rex with which it had been associated, according to Sereno, Paul N.

    230-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Species Discovered

  • It was similar in size to Eodromaeus, but differences in the teeth indicate Eoraptor more likely was an ancestor of the giant plant-eating sauropod dinosaurs than the hunting theropods like T. rex with which it had been associated, according to Sereno, Paul N.

    230-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Species Discovered

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