order Carnivora


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n order Carnivora cats; lions; tigers; panthers; dogs; wolves; jackals; bears; raccoons; skunks; and members of the suborder Pinnipedia
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In literature:

The lion is a mammal of the order carnivora, or flesh-eating animals.
"Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 1, January 5, 1884." by Various
Adopting his idea, Cuvier referred the seals to an order of carnivora.
"Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution" by Alpheus Spring Packard
Carnivora, an order of animals which subsist on flesh.
"A Manual of the Antiquity of Man" by J. P. MacLean
We come now to the second sub-order of the Carnivora or flesh-eating animals, the sub-order which includes the Seal and the Walrus.
"Natural History in Anecdote" by Various

In news:

Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Ursidae Genus: Ursus.