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carnivore

 [kahr´nĭ-vor]
any animal that eats primarily flesh, particularly mammals of the order Carnivora, which includes cats, dogs, bears, and others. adj., adj carniv´orous.

car·ni·vore

(kar'ni-vōr),
One of the Carnivora.

carnivore

/car·ni·vore/ (kahr´nĭ-vor) any animal that eats primarily flesh, particularly a mammal of the order Carnivora (cats, dogs, bears, etc.).carniv´orous

carnivore

(kär′nə-vôr′)
n.
1. Any of various mammals of the order Carnivora, including the dogs, cats, bears, weasels, raccoons, and seals, most of which are predatory flesh-eating animals.
2. Any of various other flesh-eating animals.
3. An insectivorous plant.

carnivore

[kär′nivôr]
Etymology: L, caro, flesh, vorare, to devour
an animal belonging to the order Carnivora, classified as a flesh eater, with appropriate teeth and a characteristically simple stomach and a short intestine for such a diet. carnivorous [kärniv′ərəs] , adj.

carnivore

A meat-eater.

carnivore

A meat-eater. Cf Omnivore, Vegetarian.

carnivore

any flesh-eating animal. The term is sometimes restricted to members of the CARNIVORA, although OMNIVORES also eat meat. See also CARNIVOROUS PLANTS.

carnivore

any animal, particularly mammals of the order Carnivora, that eats primarily flesh. Includes cats, dogs, bears, etc.
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Thus it is not the barbarity of cannibalism that sets Harker apart from the Count--they both eat dead bodies--but rather the fact that his form of corpse consumption, carnivorism, unlike the Count's tabooed practice, is sanctioned by modern flesh-eating society.
In doing so, the Count draws attention to the tabooed border separating carnivorism from cannibalism, dredging up the fear that the two are un/restrained forms of the same flesh-eating impulse, and the even deeper fear of what a collapse of the two would mean for an anthropocentric formulation of species identity: an atavistic reminder of a shared flesh-eating past.
36) Just as the fictional cloak of the supernatural palliates a representation of the red and white, flesh and blood cannibalistic aspects of vampirism euphemistic convention, for example, disguising consumed flesh as meat, sanctions an non-ideological, chromatic juxtaposition of paprika with animal blood and carnivorism.
Carnivorism alienates the nonhuman animal as property rendered into a commodity in the form of food.
Victor's desire to assert such superiority exemplifies the ideological logic of both speciesism and carnivorism.
The Gothic narrative of Frankenstein is not one of a supernatural nature; rather the Gothic narrative within the text is the one that confronts the seemingly natural system of carnivorism.