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carnivore

noun car·ni·vore \ˈkär-nə-ˌvr\

: an animal that eats meat : a meat eater

Full Definition of CARNIVORE

1
:  any of an order (Carnivora) of typically flesh-eating mammals that includes dogs, foxes, bears, raccoons, and cats; broadly :  a carnivorous animal
2
:  a carnivorous plant

Origin of CARNIVORE

ultimately from Latin carnivorus
First Known Use: 1840

Other Mammals Terms

dormouse, dugong, gibbon, grimalkin, sable, stoat, ungulate, vole
CARNIVORE Defined for Kids

carnivore

noun car·ni·vore \ˈkär-nə-ˌvr\

Definition of CARNIVORE for Kids

:  an animal that feeds on meat

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