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Definition of Carnivorous

  CARNIVOROUS   adjective
Addicted to the cruelty of devouring the timorous vegetarian, his heirs and assigns.

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

Regular definition:
k?:?n?v?r?s adj. 1 (of an animal) feeding on flesh. 2 (of a plant) digesting trapped insects or other animal substances. 3 of or relating to the order Carnivora. °°carnivorously adv. carnivorousness n. [L carnivorus f. caro carnis flesh + -VOROUS]

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