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English adjective: carnivorous

1. carnivorous relating to or characteristic of carnivores


SamplesThe lion and other carnivorous animals.

2. carnivorous (used of plants as well as animals) feeding on animals


SamplesCarnivorous plants are capable of trapping and digesting small animals especially insects.


Similarflesh-eating, meat-eating, piscivorous, predaceous, predacious, zoophagous


Domain categoryflora, plant, plant life


Antonymsherbivorous, insectivorous, omnivorous









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