carnivora

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

Definition of carnivora 

: carnivorous mammals

First Known Use of carnivora

1830, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for carnivora

Latin, neuter plural of carnivorus

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The first known use of carnivora was in 1830

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carnivora

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

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

Other Words from carnivora

carnivore \ˈkär-nə-ˌvō(ə)r, -ˌvȯ(ə)r \ noun

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