speciesism(redirected from Specism)
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]