carnivorous animal

carnivorous animal
хищное животное, плотоядное животное
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хищное животное

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  • carnivorous — carnivorism, n. carnivorously, adv. carnivorousness, n. /kahr niv euhr euhs/, adj. 1. flesh eating: A dog is a carnivorous animal. 2. of the carnivores. [1640 50; < L carnivorus, equiv. to carni (comb. form of caro flesh) + vorus VOROUS] …   Universalium

  • carnivorous — car|niv|o|rous [ kar nıvərəs ] adjective a carnivorous animal eats other animals …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • carnivorous — [kɑːˈnɪv(ə)rəs] adj a carnivorous animal eats other animals …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Carnivorous fungus — Carnivorous fungi or predaceous fungi are fungi that derive some or most of their nutrients from trapping and digesting microscopic or other minute animals. [Pramer, D. 1964. Nematode trapping fungi. Science 144: 382–388.] More than 200 species… …   Wikipedia

  • Carnivorous — Car*niv o*rous, a. [L. carnivorus; caro, carnis, flesh + varare to devour.] Eating or feeding on flesh. The term is applied: (a) to animals which naturally seek flesh for food, as the tiger, dog, etc.; (b) to plants which are supposed to absorb… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carnivorous — [adj] eating animal flesh cannibal, flesh eating, hungry, omnivorous, predatory, rapacious; concept 401 Ant. vegetarian …   New thesaurus

  • carnivorous — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of an animal) feeding on flesh. DERIVATIVES carnivorously adverb carnivorousness noun. ORIGIN Latin carnivorus, from caro flesh …   English terms dictionary

  • carnivorous — animal or flesh eating; zoophagous …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Carnivorous plant — Insectivorous Plants redirects here. For the book by Charles Darwin, see Insectivorous Plants (book). Nepenthes mirabilis in flower, growing on a road cut in Palau Carnivorous plants are plants that derive some or most of their nutrients (but not …   Wikipedia

  • carnivorous plant — Any of about 400 diverse species of plants specially adapted for capturing insects and other tiny animals by ingenious pitfalls and traps and for digesting the nitrogen rich animal proteins to obtain nutrients. These adaptations are thought to… …   Universalium

  • animal — n. 1) to domesticate an animal; to tame; train a wild animal 2) to trap an animal 3) to hunt wild animals 4) to butcher, slaughter animals (for food) 5) to skin an animal 6) to stuff an animal 7) to neuter an animal 8) a carnivorous, flesh… …   Combinatory dictionary

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