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adjective as in vegetarian

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Evidence of feathers has been found in the fossils of many types of dinosaurs, from carnivorous theropods to herbivorous ornithischians.

The herbivorous dino may also be a new species, although it’s difficult to tell from these few pieces, the team says.

The post An overlooked fossil turned out to be a new herbivorous dinosaur with an oddly shaped nose appeared first on Popular Science.

Leaf fossils bear traces of the different types of interactions between herbivorous insects and plants, from creatures that strip leaves to their skeletons to those that drill careful holes through them.

It may not be a coincidence, though, that the two known examples of such an event occurred in the same herbivorous insect.

Hence result special energies, which do not suit every herbivorous animal.

There is no exception, unless man be one, to the rule of herbivorous animals having cellulated colons.

The Phasmid or Walking-sticks are herbivorous and may be collected in the midst of vegetation by sweeping or by the hand.

Herbivorous; polypod; antenniferous: body short, oblong, depressed, margined.

Herbivorous; hexapod; antenniferous, with long antenn: body shortish, compressed, saltatorious.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to herbivorous, such as: vegan, and fruitarian.

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