HyperDic: order_carnivora

English > 1 sense of the expression order Carnivora:
NOUNanimalorder Carnivora, Carnivoracats
English > order Carnivora: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningcats; lions; tigers; panthers / panthers; dogs; wolves; jackals; bears; raccoons; skunks; and members of the suborder Pinnipedia.
SynonymCarnivora
Member ofEutheria, subclass EutheriaAll mammals except monotremes and marsupials
MembersCanidae, family Canidaedogs
Felidae, family Felidaecats
Hyaenidae, family Hyaenidaehyenas
Mustelidae, family MustelidaeWeasels
Pinnipedia, suborder Pinnipediaseals
Procyonidae, family Procyonidaeraccoons
Ursidae, family Ursidaebears and extinct related forms
Viverridae, family Viverridae, Viverrinae, family Viverrinaegenets
carnivoreA terrestrial / terrestrial or aquatic flesh-eating mammal
Broaderanimal orderThe order of animals
Spanishcarnívoros
CatalanCarnivora, carnívors

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