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Words for animals according to what they eat

cannibal

noun

an animal that eats other animals of its own type

carnivore

noun

an animal that eats other animals. An animal that only eats plants is called a herbivore, and an animal that eats flesh and plants is called an omnivore.

feeder

noun

an animal, bird, or insect that eats a particular food or eats food in a particular way

herbivore

noun

an animal that eats only plants. An animal that eats only meat is called a carnivore.

hunter

noun

an animal that catches and eats other animals

insectivore

noun

an animal or plant that eats insects

omnivore

noun

an animal that eats both plants and meat. An animal that only eats plants is called a herbivore and an animal that only eats meat is called a carnivore.

predator

noun

an animal that kills and eats other animals

ruminant

noun

an animal such as a cow or a sheep that brings food back from its stomach into its mouth to chew it (=break it into small pieces with its teeth) a second time

scavenger

noun

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