Definition of -vorous in English:

-vorous

Pronunciation: /v(ə)rəs/

combining form

  • Feeding on a specified food: carnivorous herbivorous

Derivatives

-vora

Pronunciation: /v(ə)rə/
combining form
In corresponding names of groups.

-vore

combining form
In corresponding names of individuals within such groups.

Origin

from Latin -vorus (from vorare 'devour') + -ous.

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