carnaggio /kar'nadʒ:o/ s.m. [dal fr. ant. charnage ], ant.
1. [quantità di carne macellata o di bestie da macello].
2. (estens.) [uccisione di molte persone] ▶◀ [➨ carnaio (1)].

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