Definition of Carnivores

1. Noun. (plural of carnivore) ¹



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Definition of Carnivores

1. carnivore [n] - See also: carnivore

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carnivores

carnitine dehydratase
carnitine o-acetyltransferase
carnitine o-palmitoyltransferase
carnitine palmitoyltransferase
carnitine racemase
carnitines
carnivalesque
carnivalistic
carnivals
carnivoracity
carnivoran
carnivorans
carnivore
carnivores (current term)
carnivories
carnivorism
carnivorous
carnivorous bat
carnivorous plant
carnivorously
carnivorousness
carnivory
carnivourous
carnography
carnosaur
carnosaurs
carnose

Literary usage of Carnivores

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1. A Late Triassic Footprint Fauna from the Culpeper Basin, Northern Virginia by Robert E. Weems (1987)
"outnumber each type of large carnivore, but the large carnivores ... This violates the food chain concept that large carnivores are among the rarest forms ..."

2. American Marten, Fisher, Lynx, and Wolverine: Survey Methods for Their Detection by William J. Zielinski, Thomas E. Kucera (1998)
"We need to understand how forest carnivores use habitats at spatial scales ... For all forest carnivores, this includes the need for information on habitat ..."

3. The White River Badlands by Cleophas Cisney O'Harra (1920)
"carnivores The Carnivora may be conveniently divided into three sub-divisions (sub-orders), namely, the Creodonta or primitive carnivores, the Fissipedia or ..."

4. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"CHAPTER XXXIII INCURSION or MODERNIZED MAMMALS AND EVOLUTION OF carnivores We have spoken of the modernized mammals in contradistinction to the archaic ..."

5. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1907)
"While there is no doubt of their kinship with carnivores, the degree of it, or the history of the divergence of the ancestors of the pinnipeds toward a ..."

6. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1907)
"Among the mammals collected by Dr. WL Abbott on the Malay Peninsula and presented to the United States National Museum are the following carnivores, ..."

7. Manual of geology by Samuel Haughton (1866)
"The carnivores are divided into three Suborders :— 1. ... The Digitigrade carnivores are represented in the middle and newer Tertiary beds by several ..."

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