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carnivore

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an animal that eats meat; a meat eater sometimes used humorously to refer to people who eat meat
  • Many of my friends are vegetarians, but I'm a carnivore.

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The first known use of carnivore was in 1833

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“Carnivore.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/carnivore. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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