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

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Compare -vora, -vorous.

Origin of -vore

<French <Latin -vorus-vorous
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How to use -vore in a sentence

  • Dot's goot—der brendt—doand I see um—shoor der boole mit der bleck star bei der vore-head in der middle oaf.

    The Octopus|Frank Norris
  • I tored they once avore, and 'twas nigh a month 'vore I could start again.

    Furze the Cruel|John Trevena
  • Craig an Fhithich Mhor (kraig an eech vore), Big crag of the raven.

    Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire|John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
  • In 1765, Helvetius returned from Prussia, and retired to his estate at Vore.

    Ancient and Modern Celebrated Freethinkers|Charles Bradlaugh, A. Collins, and J. Watts
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