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cannibal

An animal who eats another of the same species. The term has been extended from its original use, which was confined to humans, to include all animals who feed on each other. From Canibales, the Spanish name for the Carib tribe of the West Indies who practised cannibalism.
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The Greek title for this super-gory adventure is admirably brief and to-the-point: Cannibals .
Even the common residents are doing their parts by destroying businesses and houses of suspected cannibals.
E rose to fame singing with the Fine Young Cannibals.
Roland Gift is playing an intimate show at the Hare and Hounds pub, showcasing new songs from forthcoming album Return To Vegas and performing classic hits from his band Fine Young Cannibals.
RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD -- Rumors of sneaking of cannibals in twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad have kept the scared children and terrified elders alike indoors with appeals pouring in from the people to government to take action against rumor mongers.
when Hoffman talks about his new book, "Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art.
She examines Edouard Glissant's creolization around the Caribbean, Chamoiseau and Cesaire's explorations of hunger, food and exile in Danticat's and Pineau's kitchen narratives, Laferriere and Pineau's sexual traps, and the work of literary cannibals Cesaire and Conde.
With the land itself a site of danger, hostile geographies of difference, along with their cannibals, become ethically inconsiderable, open to whatever regimes are necessary for control--and an important part of this control was linguistic.
But, if these birds are cannibals, because they eat their young, then what does that make us?
Seabrook's West African cannibals preferred the loin, rump, ribs, and palms, which were considered especially tender.
In his book on medicinal cannibalism, he suggests for well over 200 years, even as they denounced the barbaric cannibals of the New World, educated Europeans applied, drank, or wore powdered Egyptian mummy, human fat, flesh, bone, blood, brains and skin.