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American English: /ˈkænəb(ə)l/
British English: /ˈkanɪb(ə)l/

Translation of cannibal in Spanish:


  • caníbal (masculine or feminine)
    antropófago, (-ga) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The ship anchored in the French Polynesia, and his encounters with a cannibal tribe there became the subject of his first novel, Typee.
    • Fourteen years ago they were the last cannibal tribe of Papua New Guinea.
    • Typee embellished his sojourn with a cannibal tribe in the Marquesas Islands.

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