Definition of -vorous in English:

-vorous

Syllabification: -vorous

combining form

  • Feeding on a specified food: carnivorous herbivorous

Origin

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

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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody