cannibal

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cannibal

a. a person who eats the flesh of other human beings
b. (as modifier): cannibal tribes
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And while not proof that endocannibalism also existed in Sakalava land, in the west of Madagascar, the striking report of botanists Hilsenberg and Bojer in 1823 certainly hints at it:
University of Texas Press, 2001), for a recent exploration of this theme in relationship to endocannibalism among an Amazonian people.
For instance, it was only in 1884 that Hunt included the full content of KHM 47, 'Von dem Machandelboom', in which a father eats his son; but while Hunt did not baulk at endocannibalism, even she remained uncertain as to the characters' emotions.