Meaning of “cannibal” in the English Dictionary

"cannibal" in British English

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cannibalnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkæn.ɪ.bəl/ us /ˈkæn.ə.bəl/
cannibalism
noun [ U ] uk /ˈkæn.ɪ.bəl.ɪ.zəm/ us /ˈkæn.ə.bəl.ɪ.zəm/
cannibalistic
adjective uk /ˈkæn.ɪ.bəlˈɪs.tɪk/ us /ˈkæn.ə.bəlˈɪs.tɪk/

(Definition of “cannibal” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cannibal" in American English

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cannibalnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkæn·ə·bəl/

a person who eats human flesh, or an animal that eats the flesh of its own type of animal

(Definition of “cannibal” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)