noncannibalistic

adjective

non·​can·​ni·​bal·​is·​tic ˌnän-ˌka-nə-bə-ˈlis-tik How to pronounce noncannibalistic (audio)
: not practicing, involving, or marked by cannibalism : not cannibalistic
noncannibalistic amphibians
noncannibalistic spider matings

Word History

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noncannibalistic was in 1876

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“Noncannibalistic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncannibalistic. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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