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herbivore:

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, 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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People need to understand what terms carnivorous (meat eaters, eg, tigers can digest meat), herbivorous (grass eaters, eg, goats can digest just vegetables) and omnivorous (meat and vegetable eaters, eg, humans who can digest anything) mean before acting like Red Indians on a wild hunt
Utah Natural History Museum curator Randall Irmis, who was involved in the discovery, said: "The crazy thing about this new dinosaur discovery is that it is so very different from what we all were expecting, especially the fact that it is herbivorous and walked on four legs.