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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 car·niv·o·rous /kɑrˈnɪv(ə)rəs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 car·niv·o·rous /kɑrˈnɪv(ə)rəs/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Car·niv·o·rous a.  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 animal food; (c) to substances which destroy animal tissue, as caustics.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: relating to or characteristic of carnivores; "the lion and
             other carnivorous animals"
      2: (used of plants as well as animals) feeding on animals;
         "carnivorous plants are capable of trapping and digesting
         small animals especially insects" [ant: herbivorous, omnivorous,