Flesh is defined as the soft tissue between the body's skin and bones, or the soft part of a fruit or vegetable that's usually able to be eaten.(noun)
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Origin: ME < OE flæsc, akin to Ger fleisch < ? IE base *plēk-, to tear off > flay
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Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English flǣsc.
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See also cannibalism.
the eating of human flesh generally not for nutritional purposes but for primitive sacramental rites. —cannibalic, cannibalistic, adj.
the use of flesh meat for sustenance. — creophagous, adj.
Rare. the eating of raw meat, especially as part of an initiation ritual. —omophagic, adj.
Rare. the act, practice, or custom of eating flesh. —sarcophagous, adj.
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