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  • adj.flesh-eating
  • nounanimal that eats flesh

synonyms for carnivore

  • carnivorous
  • flesh-eating
  • meat-eating
  • meat-eater
  • predator

antonyms for carnivore

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  • herbivore
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    Meanwhile, the Upper Midwest population—which had been one of the last places the carnivores resisted eradication—rebounded.
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    Carrillo says the waning of sparassodonts may have left an opening for northern carnivores.
    WHY SOUTH AMERICA’S ANCIENT MAMMALS MAY HAVE LOST OUT TO NORTHERN COUNTERPARTSJAKE BUEHLERNOVEMBER 4, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
    Already, fast food chains are offering plant-based burgers that routinely wow the most inveterate carnivores, including newspaper food writers.
    WHY MEAT COULD BE TOP OF MIND FOR VOTERS IN THE UPCOMING ELECTIONJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 5, 2020FORTUNE
    Quickly eating a lot of food can be useful for carnivores when food is scarce.
    WHEN IT COMES TO DOWNING HOT DOGS, SCIENCE SAYS THERE’S A LIMITJONATHAN LAMBERTAUGUST 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    Eating large quantities of food quickly can be a useful strategy for carnivores when food is scarce.
    COMPETITIVE HOT DOG EATERS MAY BE NEARING HUMANS’ MAX EATING SPEEDJONATHAN LAMBERTJULY 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
    This lets the team see how the various carnivores are moving around.
    CONSERVATION IS GOING TO THE DOGSALISON PEARCE STEVENSAPRIL 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    It is more subtle in its operation but of the same order of ruthlessness as the ravages of a carnivore.
    MAKERS OF BRITISH BOTANY; A COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES BY LIVING BOTANISTSVARIOUS
    A mutter became a growl, teeth gleamed—those cruel teeth of a carnivore to whom they were weapons of aggression.
    STORM OVER WARLOCKANDRE NORTON
    Each carnivore has its own worms, as it has its own prey which introduces them.
    ANIMAL PARASITES AND MESSMATESP. J. VAN BENEDEN
    The pirate-wasp was a carnivore, but this was the season when the wasps raised young.
    THE FORGOTTEN PLANETMURRAY LEINSTER
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    WORDS RELATED TO CARNIVORE

    • animal of prey
    • beast of prey
    • carnivore
    • meat-eater
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