Definition of meat-eating in English:

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1Feeding on other animals; carnivorous: a group of large meat-eating dinosaurs
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  • Sifting through the collection, they separated out the bones of a theropod, or meat-eating dinosaur.
  • The Tasmanian Devil is the largest meat-eating marsupial existing today.
  • The star of the exhibition is Fuzzy Raptor, a meat-eating dinosaur covered in small, delicate feathers.
1.1Eating meat as part of one’s diet: he will go with meat-eating friends to a steakhouse and order a salad
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  • We have a vegetarian and a meat-eating household, so we have vegetarian options.
  • In the early 21st century, the biggest meat-eating countries were Luxembourg, the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Spain.
  • One way of changing meat-eating habits for the better could be a return to the independent high-street butcher.

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Syllabification: meat-eat·ing

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