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carnivoran (not comparable)
- (zoology) Of or pertaining to the carnivores, or to the order Carnivora
1996, John L. Gittleman, Carnivore Behavior, Ecology, and Evolution Vol.2, page 486:
- ...the earliest carnivoran diversity appears in the early Miocene rift sediments of East Africa...
carnivoran (plural carnivorans)
- (zoology) Any member of the order Carnivora.