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Word: herbivorous

Definition: grain-eating; CF. herbivore


Sentences Containing 'herbivorous'

"Arrhinoceratops" was by Parks placed within the Ceratopsia (this name is Ancient Greek for "horned faces"), a group of herbivorous dinosaurs with parrot-like beaks which thrived in North America and Asia during the Cretaceous Period, which ended roughly 66 million years ago.
About the size of a raccoon or domestic cat, this herbivorous deer-like creature shared some of the traits of whales, and showed signs of adaptations to aquatic life, including a thick and heavy outer coating.
Arrhinoceratops (meaning "no nose-horn face", derived from the Ancient Greek "a-/α-" "no", rhis/ῥίς "nose" "keras/κέρας" "horn", "-ops/ὤψ" "face") is a genus of herbivorous ceratopsian dinosaur.
Exclusively herbivorous, the animal forages for the tender shoots and leaves of more than 115 species of plants (around 30 are particularly preferred), moving slowly through the forest and pausing often to eat and note the scents left behind by other tapirs in the area.
In fact, "Atta" ants are considered the number one herbivorous pest in many areas where they are found.
It is found in the fossilised remains of ornithischian dinosaurs, which were herbivorous.
It was herbivorous; however, it didn’t compete with other dinosaurs for vegetation.
Peaceful and well suited for most "community" tank environments, they are mainly herbivorous but will feed on a wide range of fish food offered to them.
Sirenia is an order of fully aquatic, herbivorous mammals that inhabit rivers, estuaries, coastal marine waters, swamps, and marine wetlands.
Tapinocephalus ("humble head") is a genus of large herbivorous dinocephalian that lived during the Middle Permian Period.
The diet of the true lemurs is almost exclusively herbivorous: flowers, fruits and leaves.
The hyraxes are any of four species of fairly small, thickset, herbivorous mammals in the order Hyracoidea.
The peridioles degrade over time to eventually release the spores within, or they may be eaten by herbivorous animals and redeposited after passing through the digestive tract. Bioactive compounds.
Uintatherium, ("Beast of the Uinta Mountains") is an extinct genus of herbivorous mammal that lived during the Eocene epoch; two species are currently recognized, "U. anceps" from the United States during the Early to Middle Eocene, and "U. insperatus" of Middle to Late Eocene China.

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