folivore

[ foh-luh-vawr, -vohr ]

noun
  1. any chiefly leaf-eating animal or other organism, as the koala of Australia that subsists on eucalyptus.

Origin of folivore

1
First recorded in 1970–75; foli(um) + -vore

Other words from folivore

  • fo·liv·o·rous [foh-liv-er-uhs], /foʊˈlɪv ər əs/, adjective

Words Nearby folivore

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