What does the word carrion mean?

Usage examples for carrion

  1. I do not eat carrion! – Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
  2. Hundreds of them were lying about in every stage of decay, those more recently dead being surrounded by vultures and other carrion birds. – Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century by W. H. Davenport Adams
  3. The price of your banquet is paid for you; come, then, and gorge yourselves, cannibals, bloodsuckers- carrion beasts that feed on the dead! – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich