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

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Science definitions for secondary consumer

secondary consumer

See under consumer.
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