n.1.Greediness of appetite for flesh.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Ultimately, du Chaillu's Explorations represents a limit experience of carnivoracity, the point at which the dominatory logic of meat-eating starts to falter.
As Fudge explains, 'Eating meat is a declaration of human dominion [...] But eating meat is also an action that can, possibly, undo that dominion [...] [H]ow do you know you are not eating a human as you tuck into a steak?' (26) Du Chaillu's gastronomic misadventures illustrate the fractures in the discourse of carnivoracity when it is pushed to its limits.