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Synonyms for cannibal

a person who eats human flesh

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20] This, and the distinctions made by Beth Conklin between exo- and endocannibalism, [7] makes the issue of funereal endocannibalism in Madagascar worth re-visiting.
Of particular note here is the widely reported tradition of endocannibalism practised in Betsileo, the highland province immediately to the south of Imerina:
This endocannibalism occurred safely within the chief's dwelling.
23) Endocannibalism (the cannibalism of relatives) is regarded as binding the living to the dead in perpetuity.
Indeed, nothing less is to be expected from those who practised, among so many other formidable modes of autopoietic self-consummation, mortuary endocannibalism.