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spe•cies•ism



Pronunciation: (spē'shē-ziz"um, -sē-ziz"-), [key]
n.
discrimination in favor of one species, usually the human species, over another, esp. in the exploitation or mistreatment of animals by humans.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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