folivore

[ foh-luh-vawr, -vohr ]
/ ˈfoʊ ləˌvɔr, -ˌvoʊr /

noun

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

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Origin of folivore

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

OTHER WORDS FROM folivore

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