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Definition of Cannibal

  CANNIBAL   noun
A gastronome of the old school who preserves the simple tastes and adheres to the natural diet of the pre-pork period.

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

Regular definition:
?kŠn?b?l n. & adj. --n. 1 a person who eats human flesh. 2 an animal that feeds on flesh of its own species. --adj. of or like a cannibal. °°cannibalism n. cannibalistic adj. cannibalistically adv. [orig. pl. Canibales f. Sp.: var. of Caribes name of a W.Ind. nation]

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