HyperDic: carnivore

English > 2 senses of the word carnivore:
NOUNanimalcarnivorea terrestrial / terrestrial or aquatic flesh-eating mammal
animalcarnivoreany animal that feeds on flesh
carnivore > pronunciation
Soundskaa'rnihvao.r
Rhymesabhor ... Zocor: 121 rhymes with aor...
English > carnivore: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningA terrestrial / terrestrial or aquatic flesh-eating mammal.
Example"terrestrial carnivores have four or five clawed digits on each limb"
Member ofCarnivora, order Carnivoracats
Narrowerbearmassive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
canine, canidAny of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles
feline, felidAny of various lithe-bodied roundheaded fissiped mammals, many with retractile claws
fissiped mammal, fissipedterrestrial / terrestrial carnivores
musteline mammal, mustelid, mustelinefissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals
procyonidplantigrade carnivorous mammals
viverrine, viverrine mammalsmall cat-like predatory mammals of warmer parts of the Old World
Broaderplacental, placental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammalmammals having a placenta
Spanishcarnívoro
Catalancarnívor
Adjectivescarnivorousrelating to or characteristic of carnivores
English > carnivore: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningAny animal that feeds on flesh.
Examples
  • "Tyrannosaurus Rex was a large carnivore"
  • "insectivorous plants are considered carnivores"
Broaderpredator, predatory animalAny animal that lives by preying on other animals
Spanishcarnívoro
Catalancarnívor

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