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Synonyms for carnivorous
kɑrˈnɪv ər əscar·niv·o·rous

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  1. carnivorousadjective

    relating to or characteristic of carnivores

    "the lion and other carnivorous animals"

    omnivorous, phytophagous, saprophagous, herbivorous, fruit-eating(a), phytophagic, baccivorous, myrmecophagous, saprozoic, insectivorous, anthophilous, plant-eating(a), anthophagous, grass-eating(a), all-devouring(a), phytophilous, apivorous, carpophagous, saprophytic

  2. carnivorousadjective

    (used of plants as well as animals) feeding on animals

    "carnivorous plants are capable of trapping and digesting small animals especially insects"

    plant-eating(a), saprophagous, myrmecophagous, anthophilous, all-devouring(a), saprozoic, saprophytic, anthophagous, carpophagous, phytophagic, phytophilous, herbivorous, fruit-eating(a), apivorous, insectivorous, grass-eating(a), baccivorous, phytophagous, omnivorous

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  1. carnivorousadjective


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  1. List of paraphrases for "carnivorous":

    carnivores, carnivore, carnivora

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  1. Samantha Leigh:

    Given that bonnetheads have a digestive system that resembles that of closely-related species that we know to be strict carnivores, we need to re-think what it means to have a ‘carnivorous gut’.

  2. Scott C. Holstad:

    A smile cures all forms of sickness, yet behind many smiles lies a set of very sharp teeth, carnivorous and rarely satisfied.

  3. Juan Canale:

    For the first time we know, in a lot of detail, about certain parts of the anatomy of these giant carnivorous dinosaurs.

  4. Sebastian Apesteguia:

    This print is bigger than any other we have found to date in the area, it is a record in size for carnivorous dinosaurs from the end of the Cretaceous period in South America.

  5. Qianshi Lin:

    What's particularly unique about this carnivorous plant is that it traps insects near its insect-pollinated flowers, on the surface, this seems like a conflict between carnivory and pollination because you don't want to kill the insects that are helping you reproduce.

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