secondary consumer

noun Ecology.

(in the food chain) a carnivore that feeds only upon herbivores.

Nearby words

  1. secondary cartilage,
  2. secondary cataract,
  3. secondary cell,
  4. secondary color,
  5. secondary colour,
  6. secondary contact,
  7. secondary degeneration,
  8. secondary dentin,
  9. secondary dentition,
  10. secondary deviance Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Science definitions for secondary consumer

secondary consumer

See under consumer.
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