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carnivore

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals, Biology
carnivorecar‧ni‧vore /ˈkɑːnəvɔː $ ˈkɑːrnəvɔːr/ noun [countable]  1 HBAan animal that eats fleshherbivore, omnivore2 EAT humorous someone who eats meatvegetariancarnivorous /kɑːˈnɪvərəs $ kɑːr-/ adjective
Examples from the Corpus
carnivoreTheir actual digestive system is that of a carnivore and so bamboo is an unlikely foodstuff to choose.A first distinction is between herbivores and carnivores.With certain carnivores, only the dominant male copulates with the females.This huge flightless bird has regularly appeared in illustrated fossil books as a giant carnivore.Stillman was a strict carnivore, allowing his patients to eat only lean meat, poultry, eggs, and low-fat cheeses.For the carnivore, however, the football menu is more than adequate to quell your hunger.It was like the scent of the carnivore in a zoo.Their stooping posture was of a person melting down, slumping into the stance of a vicious carnivore.
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