Definition of Herbivore

1. Noun. Any animal that feeds chiefly on grass and other plants. "The sauropod dinosaurs were apparently herbivores"

Generic synonyms: Animal, Animate Being, Beast, Brute, Creature, Fauna



Definition of Herbivore

1. n. One of the Herbivora.

Definition of Herbivore

1. Noun. Any animal that eats only vegetation (qualifier i.e. that eats no meat). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Herbivore

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Herbivore

1. An animal that consumes herbaceous vegetation. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Herbivore

herberwe
herbes de Provence
herbescent
herbicidal
herbicidally
herbicide
herbicides
herbid
herbier
herbiest
herbiferous
herbiness
herbist
herbists
herbivora
herbivore (current term)
herbivores
herbivories
herbivorous
herbivorousness
herbivory
herbivourous
herbless
herblet
herblets
herblike
herblore
herbologies
herbologist
herbologists

Literary usage of Herbivore

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. IPM and Biological Control of Plant Pests: Field Crops: Bibliography January by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"The response of the herbivore was higher for the 6- and/or 7-carbon hydrocarbons ... Responses of the herbivore and the parasitoid to alcohols were similar. ..."

2. Planet Geographyby Stephen Codrington by Stephen Codrington (2005)
"Because herbivores eat the plant, which was the primary producer using the solar energy, the herbivore is known as the secondary producer. ..."

3. The Geological Record Of Ecological Dynamics: Understanding The Biotic by National Research Council, National Academies Press (U.S.) (2005)
"... fossil assemblages Fire scars in tree rings Stomatal density in leaves herbivore or predator damage Leaf shape and size Overgrowth relationships in ..."

4. Ecosystem Disturbance and Wildlife Conservation in Western Grasslands: A edited by Deborah M. Finch (1998)
"Grazing systems based on multiple herbivore species can diversify revenue ... In addition, multiple herbivore systems are thought to provide greater land ..."

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