Carnivora

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Carnivora

An order of chiefly flesh-eating mammals that includes the cats, dogs, bears, civets, minks, and hyenas, as well as the raccoon and panda; some species are omnivorous or herbivorous.

Origin: L. Carnivorus, fr. Caro (carn-), flesh, _ voro, to devour

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