herbivora definition

  • noun-plural:
    • a comprehensive division of Mammalia. It formerly included the Proboscidea, Hyracoidea, Perissodactyla, and Artiodactyla, but by later article authors it is usually limited to both second groups (Ungulata). They supply virtually exclusively upon vegetation.
  • others:
    • a small grouping of creatures, specifically animals, which prey on herbage.
    • A division of Marsupialia; the herbivorous marsupials, given that kangaroos. Also Referred To As Po√ęphaga.

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