order Carnivora

Definitions

  • 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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Usage

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
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In news:

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