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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cannibalism mean? 

  The noun CANNIBALISM has 1 sense:

1. the practice of eating the flesh of your own kind

  Familiarity information: CANNIBALISM used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1cannibalism [BACK TO TOP]


The practice of eating the flesh of your own kind

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("cannibalism" is a kind of...):

pattern; practice (a customary way of operation or behavior)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "cannibalism"):

anthropophagy (human cannibalism; the eating of human flesh)

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