carrion

  1. dead and rotting flesh; unfit for human food
  2. the dead and rotting body of an animal

Carrion

Carrion (from the Latin `caro`, meaning `meat`) refers to the dead and decaying flesh of an animal. Carrion is an important food source for large carnivores and omnivores in most ecosystems. Examples of carrion-eaters (or scavengers) include vultures, hawks, eagles, hyenas, Virginia Opossum, Tasmanian Devils, coyotes, Komodo dragons, and buryi...
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Carrion

• (n.) The dead and putrefying body or flesh of an animal; flesh so corrupted as to be unfit for food. • (a.) Of or pertaining to dead and putrefying carcasses; feeding on carrion. • (n.) A contemptible or worthless person; -- a term of reproach.
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carrion

noun the dead and rotting body of an animal; unfit for human food
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Carrion

Car'ri·on adjective Of or pertaining to dead and putrefying carcasses; feeding on carrion. « A prey for carrion kites. Shak. » Carrion beetle (Zoology) , any beetle that feeds habitually on dead animals; -- also called sexton beetle and buryi...
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Carrion

Car'ri·on noun [ Middle English caroyne , Old French caroigne , French charogne , Late Latin caronia , from Latin caro flesh Confer Crone , Crony .] 1. The dead and putrefying body or flesh of an animal; flesh so corrupted as to be unfit for ...
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Carrion

An animal or bird that is dead.
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carrion

carcass of a dead animal
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Carrion

dead and decaying flesh of animals; may serve as food for scavengers or opportunistic predators
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Carrion

Dead animals. With the exception of vultures, crows, jays, gulls and a few others, most birds will not eat dead animals.
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carrion

dead flesh
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carrion

dead flesh.
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carrion

decomposing dead animals.
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Carrion

Rotting meat of dead animals.
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carrion

the carcass (body) of a dead animal that becomes food for other animals.
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Carrion

The carcass of a dead animal.
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carrion

the dead and rotting body of an animal; unfit for human food
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carrion

the dead and rotting body of an animal; unfit for human food
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carrion

the dead and rotting body of an animal; unfit for human food
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Carrion

The decaying flesh from a dead animal.
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Carrion

The decaying flesh from a dead animal.
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Carrion

The decaying flesh of a dead body, esp. when regarded as food for scavenging animals (Guralnik 1970)
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Carrion

The flesh of a dead animal, which is eaten by carnivores or scavengers.
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Carrion

The remains of a dead animal that is then eaten by other animals, such as vultures and hyenas.
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carrion

the rotting flesh of a dead animal
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