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English definition of “bestiality”

bestiality

noun [U] uk   /ˌbes.tiˈæl.ə.ti/ us    /-t̬i/

bestiality noun [U] (SEX)

sex between a person and an animal

bestiality noun [U] (CRUELTY)

disapproving behaviour that is very cruel or like that of an animal: the bestiality of war
(Definition of bestiality from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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