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primary consumer

[ prahy-mer-ee kuhn-soo-mer ]
/ ˈpraɪ mɛr i kənˈsu mər /
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noun Ecology.
(in the food chain) an animal that feeds on plants; a herbivore.
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primary consumer

See under consumer.
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