carnivora

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noun plural car·niv·o·ra \kär-ˈni-və-rə\

Definition of carnivora

  1. :  carnivorous mammals

Origin and Etymology of carnivora

Latin, neuter plural of carnivorus


First Known Use: 1830


Medical Dictionary

carnivora

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noun plural car·niv·o·ra \kär-ˈniv-ə-rə\

Medical Definition of carnivora

  1. 1 capitalized :  an order of eutherian mammals that are mostly carnivorous and have teeth adapted for flesh eating

  2. 2:  carnivorous animals; especially :  members of the order Carnivora

carnivore

\ˈkär-nə-ˌvō(ə)r, -ˌvȯ(ə)r\play noun

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