Definition of locavore in English:

locavore

Line breaks: lo¦ca|vore
Pronunciation: /ˈləʊkəvɔː
 
/

noun

North American
  • A person whose diet consists only or principally of locally grown or produced food.
    More example sentences
    • Next time you meet a locavore, accuse them of callously not assisting poorer peoples by refusing to buy their produce for their selfish reasons.
    • There are some family traditions, however, that defy locavore limits.
    • Members of the new "locavore" movement only eat stuff that is grown within 100 miles of where they live.

Origin

early 21st century: on the pattern of carnivore, herbivore, etc..

More definitions of locavore

Definition of locavore in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmeɪlstrəm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea