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-vore

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  1. a combining form meaning “one that eats” what is specified by the initial element: carnivore.
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Origin of -vore

< French < Latin -vorus -vorous
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Examples from the Web for vore

Historical Examples

  • I tored they once avore, and 'twas nigh a month 'vore I could start again.

    Furze the Cruel

    John Trevena

  • In 1765, Helvetius returned from Prussia, and retired to his estate at Vore.

    Ancient and Modern Celebrated Freethinkers

    Charles Bradlaugh, A. Collins, and J. Watts