Cannibal Can"ni*bal, a. Relating to cannibals or cannibalism. ``Cannibal terror.'' --Burke. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cannibal — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Cannibal Álbum de Static X Publicación 3 de abril de 2007 Grabación 2006 …   Wikipedia Español

  • cannibal — [kan′ə bəl] n. [Sp canibal, a savage, cannibal (term used by Columbus) < Arawakan Caniba, a cannibal people; akin to Carib galibi, lit., strong men] 1. a person who eats human flesh 2. an animal that eats its own kind adj. of, resembling, or… …   English World dictionary

  • cannibal — 1550s, from Sp. canibal a savage, cannibal, from Caniba, Christopher Columbus rendition of the Caribs name for themselves (see CARIBBEAN (Cf. Caribbean)). The natives were believed to be anthropophagites. Columbus, seeking evidence that he was in …   Etymology dictionary

  • Cannibal — Can ni*bal, n. [Cf. F. cannibale. Columbus, in a letter to the Spanish monarchs written in Oct., 1498, mentions that the people of Haiti lived in great fear of the Caribales (equivalent to E. Caribbees.), the inhabitants of the smaller Antilles;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cannibal — [n] beast, beastlike human aborigine, anthropophaginian, anthropophagite, anthropophagus, brute, bush dweller, cruel person, head hunter, ogre, ogress, primitive, ruffian, savage; concept 412 …   New thesaurus

  • cannibal — ► NOUN ▪ a person who eats the flesh of other human beings. DERIVATIVES cannibalism noun cannibalistic adjective. ORIGIN Spanish Canibales, a variant of Caribes, a West Indian people reputed to eat humans; related to CARIB(Cf. ↑Carib) …   English terms dictionary

  • Cannibal — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Titre Cannibal est un titre notamment porté par : Cannibal, album musical de Static X (2007) ; Cannibal, album musical de Kesha (2010) ;… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cannibal — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Cannibal – Aus dem Tagebuch des Kannibalen Produktionsland Deutschland …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cannibal — UK [ˈkænɪb(ə)l] / US noun [countable] Word forms cannibal : singular cannibal plural cannibals 1) someone who eats human flesh 2) an animal that eats other animals of its own type …   English dictionary

  • cannibal — cannibally, adv. /kan euh beuhl/, n. 1. a person who eats human flesh, esp. for magical or religious purposes, as among certain tribal peoples. 2. any animal that eats its own kind. adj. 3. pertaining to or characteristic of a cannibal. 4. given… …   Universalium

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