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carnivorous

car·niv·o·rous / kärˈnivərəs/ • adj. (of an animal) feeding on other animals. ∎  (of a plant) able to trap and digest small animals, esp. insects. DERIVATIVES: car·niv·o·rous·ly adv. car·niv·o·rous·ness n.

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carnivorous

carnivorous XVII.f. L. carnivorus, f. carō, carn- flesh; see CARNAL, -VOROUS.

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carnivorous

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