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 (spē′shē-zĭz′əm, -sē-)
Intolerance or discrimination on the basis of species, especially as manifested by cruelty to or exploitation of animals by humans.

spe′cies·ist′ adj. & n.


(Environmental Science) a belief of humans that all other species of animals are inferior and may therefore be used for human benefit without regard to the suffering inflicted
[C20: from species + -ism]
ˈspeciesist adj
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Another important consideration is how issues of feminism or racism fit into the speciest categories that are found in contemporary Western culture; and how such issues challenge these categories.
The Cat Comes on Little Fog Feet" tells the story of one Bon Mo, a cat who attempts to take on the speciest world that keeps him down as a lowly pet.
Percent covert [++] Speciest [+] 1990 1991 1992 1995 Lycopodium clavatum + Lycopodium lucidulum + Polygonatum pubescens 0.