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locavore Syllabification: lo·ca·vore
Pronunciation: /ˈlōkəˌvôr/

Definition of locavore in English:


North American
A person whose diet consists only or principally of locally grown or produced food.
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.


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

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