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carnage (s) (noun), carnages (pl)
1. Widespread and indiscriminate slaughter or massacre; especially, of human beings.
2. The savage and excessive killing of many people.
3. Serious injury to a great many people; such as, in a major accident.
4. The slaughter of a great number of people; such as, in battle; butchery; massacre.
5. Etymology: from Old French carnage, from Old Italian carnaggio, "slaughter, murder"; from Medieval Latin carnaticum, "flesh, meat", from Latin carnem or carn-, "flesh".
This entry is located in the following units: -age (page 1) carno-, carn-, carne-, carni- (page 1)
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(Latin > French: wholesale slaughter, carnage; slaughterhouse, butchery)