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noun [C] uk   /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).
adjective uk   /kɑːˈnɪv.ər.əs/ us    /kɑːrˈnɪv.ɚ-/
carnivorous plants
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