Carnivorous

Definition of Carnivorous

Car`niv´o`rous
a.1.Eating or feeding on flesh. The term is applied: (a) to animals which naturally seek flesh for food, as the tiger, dog, etc.; (b) to plants which are supposed to absorb animal food; (c) to substances which destroy animal tissue, as caustics.

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cannibal, cannibalistic, commensal, dietetic, dining, eating, feeding, flesh-eating, fruitarian, gastronomic, gluttonous, grain-eating, graminivorous, granivorous, grass-eating, herbivorous, insect-eating, insectivorous, lactovegetarian, man-eating, meat-eating, mensal, nourishing, nutritious, omnivorous, omophagous, pantophagous, phytivorous, phytophagous, plant-eating, postprandial, prandial, predacious, preprandial, vegetable-eating, vegetarian
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