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Noun: man-eater  'man,ee-tu(r)
  1. A person who eats human flesh
    - cannibal, anthropophagus, anthropophagite
  2. Large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas; known to attack humans
    - great white shark, white shark, man-eating shark, Carcharodon carcharias
  3. [offensive] A woman who pursues men to be her lovers

Derived forms: man-eaters

Type of: barbarian, mackerel shark, savage

Part of: Carcharodon, genus Carcharodon

Encyclopedia: Man-eater