CARRION

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Carrion definition, dead and putrefying flesh.

English[edit]

  • Carrion synonyms, carrion pronunciation, carrion translation, English dictionary definition of carrion. Dead and decaying flesh. Of or similar to dead and decaying flesh. Feeding on such flesh. American Heritage® Dictionary of the English.
  • Carrion: 1 n the dead and rotting body of an animal; unfit for human food Type of: body, dead body a natural object consisting of a dead animal or person.

Etymology[edit]

Old Frenchcaroigne (see modern Frenchcharogne), from Latincaro(flesh).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkæ.ɹi.ən/
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Noun[edit]

carrion (usually uncountable, pluralcarrions) Ark: survival evolved season pass.

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  1. (chiefly uncountable)Deadflesh; carcasses.
    • 1598, Edmund Spenser, A Vewe of the Present State of Irelande
      They did eat the dead carrions.
    • 1859, Charles Dickens, The Haunted House:
      He brought down with him to our haunted house a little cask of salt beef; for, he is always convinced that all salt beef not of his own pickling, is mere carrion[]
    • 1922, Virginia Woolf, Jacob's Room, Vintage Classics, paperback edition, page 119
      Perhaps the Purple Emperor is feasting, as Morris says, upon a mass of putrid carrion at the base of an oak tree.
  2. (countable,obsolete,derogatory) A contemptible or worthless person.
    • 1599, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Ivlivs Cæsar”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: []Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, , [Act II, scene i]:

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

  • Arabic: جِيفة(jīfa)
  • Afrikaans: karkas
  • Albanian: kërmë(sq), shtrek(sq)
  • Armenian: լեշ(hy)(leš), գեշ(hy)(geš)
  • Bashkir: емтек(yemtek), үләкһә(üläkhä)
  • Basque: haratustel
  • Bulgarian: мъ́рша(bg)f(mǎ́rša), леш(bg)m(leš)
  • Chinese:
    Mandarin: 屍體(zh), 尸体(zh)(shītǐ), 腐肉(zh)(fǔròu)(slough)
  • Czech: mršinaf, zdechlina(cs)f
  • Danish: ådsel(da)n, kadaver(da)n
  • Dutch: kadaver(nl)n, aas(nl)n, kreng(nl)n, karkas(nl)n
  • Finnish: haaska(fi), raato(fi)
  • French: charogne(fr)f
  • Georgian: ლეში(leši)
  • German: Aas(de)n, Kadaver(de)m
  • Greek: θνησιμαίο(el)n(thnisimaío), κουφάρι(el)n(koufári), ψοφίμι(el)n(psofími)
    Ancient: κενέβρειαnpl(kenébreia)
  • Hebrew: נְבֵלָה(he)f(nevelá), פֶּגֶר(he)m(péger)
  • Hungarian: döghús(hu)
  • Irish: ablachm
  • Italian: carogna(it)f
  • Japanese: (ja)(mukuro), 死肉(しにく, shiniku), 腐肉(ふにく, funiku)
  • Latin: cadavern, morticīnusf
  • Latvian: maitaf
  • Maori: pera
  • Norwegian: åtseln, kadavern
  • Old English: ǣsn
  • Polish: padlina(pl)f
  • Portuguese: carniça(pt)f
  • Russian: па́даль(ru)f(pádalʹ), мертвечи́на(ru)f(mertvečína), дохля́тина(ru)f(doxljátina)(colloquial)
  • Slovak: zdochlinaf
  • Slovene: mrhovina(sl)f
  • Spanish: carroña(es)f
  • Swedish: as(sv)n, kadaver(sv)n
  • Turkish: leş(tr)
  • Ukrainian: па́дальf(pádalʹ), па́длоn(pádlo), мертве́ччинаf(mertvéččyna), мертвечи́наf(mertvečýna), дохля́тинаf(doxljátyna)(colloquial)
  • Volapük: nimafun
  • German: Aas(de)n
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(kăr′ē-ən)

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n.
adj.
2. Feeding on such flesh.
[Middle English careine, from Anglo-Norman, from Vulgar Latin *carōnia, from Latin carō, flesh; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

carrion

(ˈkærɪən) n
2. (Zoology) (modifier) eating carrion: carrion beetles.
[C13: from Anglo-French caroine, ultimately from Latin carō flesh]
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car•ri•on

(ˈkær i ən)
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2. feeding on carrion.
[1175–1225; Middle English careyn, carion < Anglo-French careine, Old French charo(i)gne < Vulgar Latin *caronia= Latin carun- (see caruncle) + -ia-y3]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Noun1.carrion - the dead and rotting body of an animal; unfit for human food
dead body, body - a natural object consisting of a dead animal or person; 'they found the body in the lake'
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Carrion (ˈkӕriən) noun
dead animal flesh, eaten by other animals. Vultures feed on carrion. aas جِيفَـه мърша carniça zdechlina, mršina das Aas ådsel ψοφίμιcarroña raibe لاشه؛ مردار haaska charogne נְבֵלָה सड़ा हुआ मास strvina, otpaci dög bangkai hræ carogna 腐肉 (짐승의) 썩은 고기 dvėsena, maita maita bangkai aasåtselpadlina وروست، خوسا، دمړه جسم خو سا كېدنه carniça (carne de) stârv падаль zdochlina mrhovina strvina kadaver, as เนื้อที่เน่าเปื่อย leş (動物屍體的)腐肉 падло; мертвечина مردار جانور کا گوشت xác chết đã thối (动物尸体的)腐肉
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