car·niv·o·rous /kɑrˈnɪv(ə)rəs/ 形容詞
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.
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,