Definitions English

  • Of or relating to carnivores.
  • Flesh-eating or predatory: a carnivorous bird.
  • Characterized by destructive or predatory behavior or instincts: "a city becoming increasingly carnivorous as it becomes decreasingly serious about governance” ( George F. Will).
  • Botany Capable of trapping insects or other small organisms and absorbing nutrients from them; insectivorous.