Definitions

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  • n. The act or process of turning to flesh, or to a substance resembling flesh.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of turning to flesh, or to a substance resembling flesh.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of carnifying; in pathology, a state of certain organs in which the tissue becomes changed so as to resemble that of fleshy parts. In the lungs it is equivalent either to the condition seen in atelectasis or to hepatization.

Etymologies

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Compare French carnification.

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