meat-eating


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meat-eating

adj
having meat as the predominant or only component in one's diet
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.meat-eating - (of animals) carnivorousmeat-eating - (of animals) carnivorous    
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
carnivorous - (used of plants as well as animals) feeding on animals; "carnivorous plants are capable of trapping and digesting small animals especially insects"
Translations

meat-eating

[ˈmiːtˌiːtɪŋ] ADJcarnívoro

meat-eating

[ˈmiːtˌiːtɪŋ] adjcarnivoro/a
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