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cannibalism


cannibalism

noun can·ni·bal·ism \-bə-ˌliz-əm\

Definition of CANNIBALISM

1
:  the usually ritualistic eating of human flesh by a human being
2
:  the eating of the flesh or the eggs of any animal by its own kind
3
:  the pecking and tearing of the live flesh of its own members in a domestic poultry flock—compare pecking order
4
:  oral sadism
March 06, 2015
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