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carnivore

car·ni·vore

carnivore

 
 
pronunciation:
kar nih vor
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a flesh-eating animal, esp. a meat-eating mammal. (Cf. herbivore.)
Cats are carnivores, but they like to nibble on certain plants as well.
 
definition 2: a plant that eats insects.
 
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derivation: carnivoral (adj.)
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