an·​i·​mal·​i·​vore | \ ˌanəˈmaləˌvō(ə)r\
plural -s

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Other Words from animalivore

animalivorous \ ¦anəmə¦liv(ə)rəs \ adjective

First Known Use of animalivore

circa 1957, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for animalivore

New Latin Animalivora

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