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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcarrioncar‧ri‧on /ˈkæriən/ noun [uncountable]  DEADthe decaying flesh of dead animals, which is eaten by some animals and birds
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carrionMost of its prey are ducks and seabirds, fish and carrion.Humans don't necessarily get sick from eating carrion.The black birds struggled out, a thousand of them, bright-beaked, anxious to find carrion.Huge carrion birds gorged on the flesh.From a distance, their posture on a ridge is that of a crow on carrion.Unlike most other fabled beasts it preferred to scavenge carrion from the forest floor rather than kill for fresh meat.
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