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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.
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herbivore

an animal that feeds on grass and other plants
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