cannibalistic


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can·ni·bal

 (kăn′ə-bəl)
n.
1. A person who eats the flesh of other humans.
2. An animal that feeds on others of its own kind.

[From Spanish Caníbalis, name (as recorded by Christopher Columbus) of the allegedly cannibalistic Caribs of Cuba and Haiti, from earlier Carib karibna, person, Carib.]

can′ni·bal·ism n.
can′ni·bal·is′tic adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cannibalistic - characteristic of cannibals or exhibiting cannibalism; "cannibalistic behavior"
Translations
آكِلُ لَحْم البَشَر
lidojedský
kannibalskmenneskeædende
mannætu-
kanibalský
yamyamca

cannibalistic

[ˌkænɪbəˈlɪstɪk] ADJcanibalesco

cannibalistic

adjkannibalisch; people alsoMenschen fressend

cannibalistic

[ˌkænɪbəˈlɪstɪk] adjcannibalesco/a

cannibal

(ˈkӕnibəl) noun
1. a person who eats human flesh.
2. an animal etc which eats others of its own species.
ˈcannibalism noun
ˌcannibaˈlistic adjective
References in classic literature ?
And since King William Island was cannibalistic, he could only conclude that the other islands were given to similar dietary practice.
Seshadri from the Department of Biological Sciences at the National University of Singapores Faculty of Science has revealed that male white-spotted bush frogs (Raochestes chalazodes) dedicatedly guard their fertilised eggs from other cannibalistic male frogs and predators.
What is exceptional in this case, however, is the choice of raw material (human bone) and the cannibalistic context in which it was produced," the study says.
The study by Silvia Bello from The Natural History Museum, UK and colleagues suggested that human bones may have been engraved as part of a cannibalistic ritual during the Paleolithic period.
In America, he becomes part of a suburban community in the 1950s, works with the Project Mercury astronauts in the 1960s, and becomes the leader of a cannibalistic cult in the 1970s.
The actress, who played a cannibalistic killer in 2001's Trouble Every Day, has convictions for drug use, assaulting a traffic warden and shoplifting.
mavortium polymorphisms are two distinct trophic phenotypes: a typical morph and a cannibalistic morph (Powers, 1907).
Meanwhile, with the cannibalistic serial killer still at large, Benny's hacking LUTHER BBC1, 9pm With the eponymous detective dogged by ghosts from his past, a cold case might be the key to unlocking a mystery that's tormenting him.
Meanwhile, with the cannibalistic serial killer still at large, Benny's hacking skills have revealed a list of hundreds of potential victims.
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First, it was so far from the hospital that it was shared with Ysbyty Gwynedd, second there were forests on the far side that were home to undiscovered tribes of cannibalistic headhunters, and, third, once I'd parked and made my way on foot back to the main body of the hospital my desperate, gasping pleas for water and oxygen were ignored, admittedly only by those who had, a long, long time earlier, been my passengers and who had been, thanks to my thoughtfulness, deposited at the main entrance.