Definition of carnivorous. Meaning of carnivorous. Synonyms of carnivorous
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Definition of carnivorous
Carnivorous Car*niv"o*rous, a. [L. carnivorus; caro, carnis,
flesh + varare to devour.]
Eating or feeding on flesh. The term is applied:
(a) to animals which naturally seek flesh for food, as the
tiger, dog, etc.;
(b) to plants which are supposed to absorb animal food;
(c) to substances which destroy animal tissue, as caustics.
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