Carnivorous is a word that refers to animals that eat meat. Carnivorous animals include animals like lions, tigers, and wolves.

  • The carnivorous animals were attacking the herbivores.

  • The carnivorous animals were eating the meat that the herbivores had killed.

Definition of carnivorous


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


relating to or characteristic of carnivores

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Example Sentences for carnivorous

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    The right of the Carnivore animals of the world to their natural diet.

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    The carnivore and herbivore diet is contrasting and important for correlation.

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    The purely carnivorous the diet, the more the jaw is reduced.

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    It lies in the nature of carnivore animals to pray.

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    In habits, the animal was cursorial and herbivorous, or possibly carnivorous.

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    The Carnivore Alley is home to majority of the zoos carnivores.

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    This is a carnivore and a scavenger.

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    It is the largest mammalian carnivore.

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    The African bullfrog is carnivorous.

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    The brown bear is the largest carnivore.