herbivore Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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herbivorenoun [C]

uk   /ˈhɜː.bɪ.vɔːr/  us   /ˈhɝː.bə.vɔːr/
an ​animal that ​eats only ​plants: Cows and ​sheep are herbivores.
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herbivorous
adjective uk   /hɜːˈbɪv.ər.əs/  us   /hɝːˈbɪv.ɚ-/
(Definition of herbivore from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “herbivore”
in Arabic عاشِب…
in Korean 초식 동물…
in Portuguese herbívoro…
in Catalan herbívor…
in Japanese 草食動物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食草动物,草食动物…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食草動物,草食動物…
in Italian erbivoro…
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