Definitions

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  • adj. Feeding on flesh; carnivorous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Feeding on flesh; flesh-eating; carnivorous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Flesh-eating; zoƶphagous; carnivorous, as a marsupial; pertaining to the Sarcophaga: sometimes specifically contrasted with phytophagous or herbivorous.

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Examples

  • Iranians bring flowers, then stand or kneel beside the sarcophagous and recite his poems.

    The Road to Esfahan

  • Same with lignivorous/xylophagous, herbivorous/phytophagous, and of course carnivorous/sarcophagous.

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