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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Carrion(0.01237 detik)
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n 1: dead and rotting flesh; unfit for human food
2: the dead and rotting body of an animal
English → English (gcide)
Carrion \Car"ri*on\, n. [OE. caroyne, OF. caroigne, F. charogne,
LL. caronia, fr. L. caro flesh Cf. Crone, Crony.]
1. The dead and putrefying body or flesh of an animal; flesh
so corrupted as to be unfit for food.
They did eat the dead carrions. --Spenser.
2. A contemptible or worthless person; -- a term of reproach.
[Obs.] “Old feeble carrions.” --Shak.
Carrion \Car"ri*on\, a.
Of or pertaining to dead and putrefying carcasses; feeding on
A prey for carrion kites. --Shak.
Carrion beetle (Zo["o]l.), any beetle that feeds habitually
on dead animals; -- also called sexton beetle and
burying beetle. There are many kinds, belonging mostly
to the family Silphid[ae].
Carrion buzzard (Zo["o]l.), a South American bird of
several species and genera (as Ibycter, Milvago, and
Polyborus), which act as scavengers. See Caracara.
Carrion crow, the common European crow (Corvus corone)
which feeds on carrion, insects, fruits, and seeds.