Meaning of folivore in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfəʊlɪvɔː/


  • An animal that feeds on leaves.

    ‘In contrast, Q. robur exposed to 30% elevated vs ambient UV-B radiation in an outdoor array received more damage by unspecified insect folivores.’
    • ‘The relationship between Eucalyptus species and their marsupial folivores is a case in point.’
    • ‘Variation in leaf quality exists at a scale relevant to the foraging choices of individual folivores.’
    • ‘We conclude that the role of terpenes in Eucalyptus-marsupial folivore interactions is secondary.’