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The body of a dead animal; in reference to animals used for human food, the body after the hide, head, tail, extremities, and viscera have been removed.
[F. carcasse, fr. It. carcassa]
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The body of a livestock animal from which the head, hide, legs, tail and viscera have been removed before rendering it into cuts of meat.
Any dead animal, including a human, for which the term cadaver is generally preferred.
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A dead body; the term is usually used to describe nonhuman bodies such as the remains of a steer or a sheep.
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