Dirteaters is an ethnic slur Caprican racists use to denigrate Taurons. The origin of the word may be a reference to their heritage as peasant farmers. It is not known if this word is used in the other colonies.
- Tamara Adama tells her mother that she kicked a guy in the balls when he called her a dirteater. ("Pilot")
- A bully calls Joseph and William Adama dirteaters when they are on a fishing trip. ("There Is Another Sky")
- For the episode by the same name, see "The Dirteaters".
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