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carnivorous

adjective

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as in wild, predatory

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The first known use of carnivorous was in 1592

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“Carnivorous.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/carnivorous. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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