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tertiary consumer

noun, Ecology
1.
a carnivore at the topmost level in a food chain that feeds on other carnivores; an animal that feeds only on secondary consumers.
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  • The continued loss of energy is illustrated up through the tertiary consumer level.
tertiary consumer in Science
tertiary consumer  
See under consumer.
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