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Meaning of “carnivore” in the English Dictionary

"carnivore" in British English

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carnivorenoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɑː.nɪ.vɔːr/  us   /ˈkɑːr.nɪ.vɔːr/
an ​animal that ​eatsmeat: Lions and ​tigers are carnivores.humorous I made ​mostlyvegetarianfood but put a ​couple of ​meatdishes out for the carnivores (= ​people who ​eatmeat).
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carnivorous
adjective uk   /kɑːˈnɪv.ər.əs/  us   /kɑːrˈnɪv.ɚ-/
carnivorous ​plants
(Definition of carnivore from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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carnivorenoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɑr·nəˌvɔr, -ˌvoʊr/
an ​animal that ​eatsmeat
carnivorous
adjective [not gradable]  us   /kɑrˈnɪv·ə·rəs/
Lions and ​tigers are carnivorous.
(Definition of carnivore from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “carnivore”
in Korean 육식 동물…
in Arabic حَيوان آكل لِلُحوم…
in Malaysian karnivor…
in French carnassier…
in Russian плотоядное животное…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食肉動物…
in Italian carnivoro…
in Turkish etobur hayvan…
in Polish zwierzę mięsożerne…
in Spanish carnívoro…
in Vietnamese động vật ăn thịt…
in Portuguese carnívoro…
in Thai สัตว์กินเนื้อ…
in German der Fleischfresser…
in Catalan carnívor…
in Japanese 肉食動物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食肉动物…
in Indonesian karnivora…
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