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- 1. carnivorous
- usage: relating to or characteristic of carnivores; "the lion and other carnivorous animals"
- 2. carnivorous (vs. herbivorous) (vs. omnivorous) (vs. insectivorous), flesh-eating(prenominal), meat-eating(prenominal), zoophagous, piscivorous, predacious, predaceous
- usage: (used of plants as well as animals) feeding on animals; "carnivorous plants are capable of trapping and digesting small animals especially insects"
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