carnivora


car·niv·o·ra

noun plural \kär-ˈni-və-rə\

Definition of CARNIVORA

:  carnivorous mammals

Origin of CARNIVORA

Latin, neuter plural of carnivorus
First Known Use: 1830

car·niv·o·ra

noun plural \kär-ˈniv-ə-rə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CARNIVORA

1
capitalized : an order of eutherian mammals that are mostly carnivorous and have teeth adapted for flesh eating
2
: carnivorous animals; especially : members of the order Carnivora
car·ni·vore \ˈkär-nə-ˌvō(ə)r, -ˌv(ə)r\ noun

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