Recent Examples of cannibalism from the Web
In the vanishingly small community of socially and politically active coders, Aaron stood out not just for his talent and passion, but for floating above infighting and reputational cannibalism.
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First Known Use of cannibalism
Medical 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
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