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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

(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

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.
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