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Meat-eating   /mˈitˌitɪŋ/   Listen

(of animals) carnivorous.  Synonyms: flesh-eating, zoophagous.

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"Meat-eating" Quotes from Famous Books

... pursued his way in the wake of the black warriors, coming down presently to bury the meat of his kill where it would be safe from the depredations of Dango, the hyena, or the other meat-eating beasts and birds of the jungle. He was hungry. Had he been all beast he would have eaten; but his man-mind could entertain urges even more potent than those of the belly, and now he was concerned with an idea which kept a smile upon his lips and his eyes sparkling ...
— Jungle Tales of Tarzan • Edgar Rice Burroughs

Words linked to "Meat-eating" :   brute, zoophagous, fauna, animate being, beast, flesh-eating, carnivorous, creature, animal

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