An animal that only eats plants and is not a meat eater, as opposed to omnivores and carnivores.

The biggest dinosaurs were herbivores as are most of the animals that we humans commonly eat.

Her"bi*vore (?), n. [Cf. F. herbivore.] Zool.

One of the Herbivora.

P. H. Gosse.


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