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cannibal

can·ni·bal

cannibal

 
 
pronunciation:
kae n bl
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who eats human flesh.
definition 2: an animal that eats its own species.
The female black widow spider is a cannibal that consumes its mate.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: eating one's own species.
derivation: cannibalism (n.)