Meaning of “carnivore” in the English Dictionary

"carnivore" in British English

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carnivorenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɑː.nɪ.vɔːr/ us /ˈkɑːr.nə.vɔːr/

an animal that eats meat:

Lions and tigers are carnivores.
humorous I made mostly vegetarian food but put a couple of meat dishes out for the carnivores (= people who eat meat).
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carnivorous
adjective uk /kɑːˈnɪv.ər.əs/ us /kɑːrˈnɪv.ɚ.əs/

carnivorous plants

(Definition of “carnivore” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"carnivore" in American English

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carnivorenoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɑr·nəˌvɔr, -ˌvoʊr/

an animal that eats meat

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)