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Adjective: carnivorous  kaa(r)'ni-vu-rus
  1. Relating to or characteristic of carnivores
    "the lion and other carnivorous animals"
     
  2. (used of plants as well as animals) feeding on animals
    "carnivorous plants are capable of trapping and digesting small animals especially insects"

See also: flesh-eating, meat-eating, piscivorous, predaceous, predacious, zoophagous

Antonym: herbivorous, insectivorous, omnivorous

Encyclopedia: Carnivorous