vor-, vora-, -vore, -vorous, -vores, -vora, -vory

(Latin: eat, eating; consume, consuming; ingest, ingesting; devour, devouring; feeding on)

algivorous (adjective)
Ingesting or eating algae.
ambivore (s) (noun), ambivores (pl)
ambivorous (adjective)
Feeding on grasses and broad-leaved plants.
ambivory (adjective)
amphivore (s) (noun), amphivores (pl)
An animal, including humans, that eat both animal and vegetable foods.
Boy is eating hotdog and ice cream.
This young boy is an example of an amphivore.
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amphivorous (adjective)
amphivory (adjective)
aphidivore
aphidivorous
Feeding on, or devouring, aphids.
aphidivory (adjective)
apivore
apivorous
Eating bees; bee eater.
apivory (adjective)
arachnivorous
Eating or feeding on spiders.
aurivorous
Feeding on or devouring gold.

Related "eat, eating" word units: brycho-; esculent-; esophago-; glutto-; phago-.

Cross references of word families that are related directly, or indirectly, to: "food, nutrition, nourishment": alimento-; broma-; carno-; cibo-; esculent-; sitio-; tropho-; Eating Crawling Snacks; Eating: Carnivorous-Plant "Pets"; Eating: Folivory or Leaf Eaters; Eating: Omnivorous.


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