Origin of Carnivora
Examples from the Web for carnivora
In the Carnivora vera the incus and stapes are small as compared with the malleus, but in the Pinnipedia they are large.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
Australia has no carnivora—no beasts that prey on flesh—but chiefly marsupials, such as kangaroos.From Egypt to Japan|Henry M. Field
It is these latter forms which come nearest to modern Carnivora, most of them being of Oligocene age.
The carnivora are all excluded; for these, which live by the death of others, could never typify Him who should come to give life.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Leviticus|S H Kellogg
The preservation of elk, deer, antelope and the carnivora is assured.Hunting in Many Lands|Various
Word Origin and History for carnivora
order of mammals, 1830, from Latin (animalia) carnivora "flesh-eating (animals)," neuter plural of carnivorus (see carnivorous). Applied as the scientific name of a large order of flesh-eating mammals by French naturalist Georges Léopole Chrétien Frédéric Dagobert, Baron Cuvier (1769-1832).