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- n. The eating of dead or decaying animal flesh
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- n. feeding on corpses or carrion
From necro- (death) and the suffix -phagy (to feed on) (Wiktionary)
It was he who had mastered necrophagy, feeding his body on dormant energies—but unlike his siblings, he retained his soul.