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English definition of “carnivore”


noun [C]     /ˈkɑː.nɪ.vɔːr/ US  /ˈkɑːr.nɪ.vɔːr/
an animal that eats meat : Lions and tigers are carnivores.humorous I did mostly vegetarian food but put a couple of meat dishes out for the carnivores (= people who eat meat ). → Compare herbivorePlants and animals - general words carnivorous     /kɑːˈnɪv.ər.əs/ US  /kɑːrˈnɪv.ɚ-/ adjective carnivorous plants Plants and animals - general words
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