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Definition of cannibal noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    cannibal

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈkænəbl//
     
     
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  1. 1a person who eats human flesh a tribe of cannibals
  2. 2an animal that eats the flesh of other animals of the same kind
cannibalism
 
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NAmE//ˈkænəbəˌlɪzəm//
 
noun [uncountable] to practice cannibalism
cannibalistic
 
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NAmE//ˌkænəbəˈlɪstɪk//
 
adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cannibal