-vore


a combining form meaning “one that eats” what is specified by the initial element: carnivore.

Nearby words

  1. -viridae,
  2. -virinae,
  3. -virus,
  4. -visaged,
  5. -vora,
  6. -vorous,
  7. -ward,
  8. -wards,
  9. -ware,
  10. -watch

Compare -vora, -vorous.

Origin of -vore

< French < Latin -vorus -vorous

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