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carrion
used in Oryx and Crake

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Definition
the dead and rotting body of an animal; or (more rarely) animals that eat such flesh
  • Rubble, fluttering cloth, gnawed carrion.
    p. 351.9
  • He knows what he looks like to rats: carrion on the hoof.
    p. 229.5

There are no more uses of "carrion" in Oryx and Crake.

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