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car·ni·vore

carnivore

 
 
pronunciation:
kar nih vor
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part of speech: noun
definition: an animal that eats the flesh of other animals.
Wolves are carnivores that are capable of hunting much larger animals than themselves.
 
derivation: carnivoral (adj.)
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The word carnivore contains the following parts:
carn, carni Latin root that means flesh, body
vor Latin root that means to eat