carrion definition

  • noun:
    • Dead and decaying flesh.
    • lifeless skin; carcasses.
    • The lifeless and putrefying human body or skin of an animal; flesh therefore corrupted concerning be unfit for meals.
    • A contemptible or useless individual; -- a phrase of reproach.
    • A dead human body; a corpse; a carcass; flesh.
    • only carcass: made use of of an income individual, as a phrase of contempt.
    • The dead and putrefying body or flesh of animals; skin so corrupted as to be unfit for meals.
    • the lifeless and rotting body of an animal; unfit for human meals
  • adjective:
    • Of or comparable to dead and rotting skin.
    • Feeding on these types of skin.
    • Of or with respect to dead and putrefying carcasses; feeding on carrion.
  • others:
    • Dead and putrefying, as a carcass.

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