carnivoran

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

carnivoran (not comparable)

  1. (zoology) Of or pertaining to the carnivores, or to the order Carnivora
    • 1996, John L. Gittleman, Carnivore Behavior, Ecology, and Evolution Vol.2, P.486
      ...the earliest carnivoran diversity appears in the early Miocene rift sediments of East Africa...

Noun[edit]

carnivoran (plural carnivorans)

  1. (zoology) Any member of the order Carnivora.