locavore

[ loh-kuh-vawr, ‐vohr ]
/ ˈloʊ kəˌvɔr, ‐ˌvoʊr /
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noun

a person who makes an effort to eat food that is grown, raised, or produced locally, usually within 100 miles of home.

Origin of locavore

2005; loca(l) + -vore, on the model of carnivore, herbivore
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Word Origin and History for locavore

locavore


n.

one who eats only locally grown or raised food, by 2001, from local + ending abstracted from carnivore, etc., ultimately from Latin vorare "to devour" (see voracity).

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