carnivorous

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From Latin carnivorus (flesh-eating).

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  • (US) IPA(key): /kɑɹˈnɪv.əɹ.əs/
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carnivorous (comparative more carnivorous, superlative most carnivorous)

  1. Of, or relating to carnivores, or the taxonomic order Carnivora.
  2. Predatory or flesh-eating.
  3. (botany) Insectivorous: capable of trapping insects and absorbing nutrient from them.

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