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Synonyms for butcher

Synonyms for butcher

Synonyms for butcher

a retailer of meat

a brutal indiscriminate murderer

a person who slaughters or dresses meat for market

someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence

kill (animals) usually for food consumption


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The remaining pits contained bones from a variety of butchered animals, including sheep, goats, deer and boars.
Clusters of human and animal bones contained the same selectively butchered parts, mainly from the limbs and shoulder.
In several prior instances, purportedly butchered bones of prehistoric humans were shown to reflect scavenging by animals or secondary burials, in which corpses were dug up and reburied after flesh was ritually removed.