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herbivora


herbivora


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Herbivora  \Her*biv"o*ra\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  fr  L.  herba  herb  + 
  vorare  to  devour.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  extensive  division  of  Mammalia.  It  formerly  included  the 
  Proboscidea,  Hyracoidea,  Perissodactyla,  and  Artiodactyla, 
  but  by  later  writers  it  is  generally  restricted  to  the  two 
  latter  groups  (Ungulata).  They  feed  almost  exclusively  upon 
  vegetation.