Definition of Carnivora

Carnivora n. pl. means: An order of Mammallia including the lion, tiger, wolf bear, seal, etc. They are adapted by their structure to feed upon flesh, though some of them, as the bears, also eat vegetable food. The teeth are large and sharp, suitable for cutting flesh, and the jaws powerful.

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Carnivora n. pl. means: An order of Mammallia including the lion, tiger, wolf bear, seal, etc. They are adapted by their structure to feed upon flesh, though some of them, as the bears, also eat vegetable food. The teeth are large and sharp, suitable for cutting flesh, and the jaws powerful.

Meaning of Carnivora

Carnivora (n. pl.) means: An order of Mammallia including the lion, tiger, wolf bear, seal, etc. They are adapted by their structure to feed upon flesh, though some of them, as the bears, also eat vegetable food. The teeth are large and sharp, suitable for cutting flesh, and the jaws powerful.

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Ferae (n. pl.): A group of mammals which formerly included the Carnivora, Insectivora, Marsupialia, and lemurs, but is now often restricted to the Carnivora.

Carnivore (n.): One of the Carnivora.

Vulpes (n.): A genus of Carnivora including the foxes.

Arctoidea (n. pl.): A group of the Carnivora, that includes the bears, weasels, etc.

Ursus (n.): A genus of Carnivora including the common bears.

Ailuroidea (n. pl.): A group of the Carnivora, which includes the cats, civets, and hyenas.

Cynoidea (n. pl.): A division of Carnivora, including the dogs, wolves, and foxes.

Order (n.): An assemblage of genera having certain important characters in common; as, the Carnivora and Insectivora are orders of Mammalia.

Plantigrada (n. pl.): A subdivision of Carnivora having plantigrade feet. It includes the bears, raccoons, and allied species.

Fissipedia (n. pl.): A division of the Carnivora, including the dogs, cats, and bears, in which the feet are not webbed; -- opposed to Pinnipedia.

Genette (n.): One of several species of small Carnivora of the genus Genetta, allied to the civets, but having the scent glands less developed, and without a pouch.

Bear (n.): Any species of the genus Ursus, and of the closely allied genera. Bears are plantigrade Carnivora, but they live largely on fruit and insects.

Proteles (n.): A South Africa genus of Carnivora, allied to the hyenas, but smaller and having weaker jaws and teeth. It includes the aard-wolf.

Skull (n.): The skeleton of the head of a vertebrate animal, including the brain case, or cranium, and the bones and cartilages of the face and mouth. See Illusts. of Carnivora, of Facial angles under Facial, and of Skeleton, in Appendix.

Carnivora (n. pl.): An order of Mammallia including the lion, tiger, wolf bear, seal, etc. They are adapted by their structure to feed upon flesh, though some of them, as the bears, also eat vegetable food. The teeth are large and sharp, suitable for cutting flesh, and the jaws powerful.

Taurocholic (a.): Pertaining to, or designating, a conjugate acid (called taurocholic acid) composed of taurine and cholic acid, present abundantly in human bile and in that of carnivora. It is exceedingly deliquescent, and hence appears generally as a thick, gummy mass, easily soluble in water and alcohol. It has a bitter taste.

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Meaning of Ferae

Ferae means: A group of mammals which formerly included the Carnivora, Insectivora, Marsupialia, and lemurs, but is now often restricted to the Carnivora.

Meaning of Carnivore

Carnivore means: One of the Carnivora.

Meaning of Vulpes

Vulpes means: A genus of Carnivora including the foxes.

Meaning of Arctoidea

Arctoidea means: A group of the Carnivora, that includes the bears, weasels, etc.

Meaning of Ursus

Ursus means: A genus of Carnivora including the common bears.

Meaning of Ailuroidea

Ailuroidea means: A group of the Carnivora, which includes the cats, civets, and hyenas.

Meaning of Cynoidea

Cynoidea means: A division of Carnivora, including the dogs, wolves, and foxes.

Meaning of Order

Order means: An assemblage of genera having certain important characters in common; as, the Carnivora and Insectivora are orders of Mammalia.

Meaning of Plantigrada

Plantigrada means: A subdivision of Carnivora having plantigrade feet. It includes the bears, raccoons, and allied species.

Meaning of Fissipedia

Fissipedia means: A division of the Carnivora, including the dogs, cats, and bears, in which the feet are not webbed; -- opposed to Pinnipedia.

Meaning of Genette

Genette means: One of several species of small Carnivora of the genus Genetta, allied to the civets, but having the scent glands less developed, and without a pouch.

Meaning of Bear

Bear means: Any species of the genus Ursus, and of the closely allied genera. Bears are plantigrade Carnivora, but they live largely on fruit and insects.

Meaning of Proteles

Proteles means: A South Africa genus of Carnivora, allied to the hyenas, but smaller and having weaker jaws and teeth. It includes the aard-wolf.

Meaning of Skull

Skull means: The skeleton of the head of a vertebrate animal, including the brain case, or cranium, and the bones and cartilages of the face and mouth. See Illusts. of Carnivora, of Facial angles under Facial, and of Skeleton, in Appendix.

Meaning of Carnivora

Carnivora means: An order of Mammallia including the lion, tiger, wolf bear, seal, etc. They are adapted by their structure to feed upon flesh, though some of them, as the bears, also eat vegetable food. The teeth are large and sharp, suitable for cutting flesh, and the jaws powerful.

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