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herbivore:

see carnivorecarnivore
, term commonly applied to any animal whose diet consists wholly or largely of animal matter. In animal systematics it refers to members of the mammalian order Carnivora (see Chordata).
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herbivore

[′hər·bə‚vȯr]
(vertebrate zoology)
An animal that eats only vegetation.

herbivore

an animal that feeds on grass and other plants
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Caption: This palm-sized fossil of bone and brain belonged to an herbivorous dinosaur that lived roughly 133 million years ago.
I had the honour of holding the 130-million year old dinosaur skull of Jeholosaurus, a small herbivorous ornithopod dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period.
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Multiple groups kept re-evolving the same herbivorous traits.
Younger members were herbivorous, says Reisz, clear evidence that large terrestrial herbivores evolved from the group's small, non-herbivorous members, such as Eocasea.