Associations to the word «Carnivorous»
CARNIVOROUS, adjective. Of, or relating to carnivores, or the taxonomic order Carnivora.
CARNIVOROUS, adjective. Predatory or flesh eating.
CARNIVOROUS, adjective. (botany) Insectivorous: capable of trapping insects and absorbing nutrient from them.
CARNIVOROUS PLANT, noun. Any of several unrelated plants modified to capture and digest animals, especially insects, which supply nitrogen that may otherwise be unavailable in their habitat
CARNIVOROUS, adjective. Relating to or characteristic of carnivores; "the lion and other carnivorous animals".
CARNIVOROUS, adjective. (used of plants as well as animals) feeding on animals; "carnivorous plants are capable of trapping and digesting small animals especially insects".
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