Definition: (a.) Eating or feeding on flesh. The term is applied: (a) to animals which naturally seek flesh for food, as the tiger, dog, etc.; (b) to plants which are supposed to absorb animal food; (c) to substances which destroy animal tissue, as caustics.
Source: 1913 US Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
Date Created: November 30, -0001
Last Modified: November 30, -0001