anthropophagite

anthropophagite

[an-thruh-pof-uh-jahyt]
noun
an eater of human flesh; cannibal.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin anthrōpophag(us) (see anthropophagi) + -ite1

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anthropophagite (ˌænθrəˈpɒfəˌɡaɪt)
 
n
a rare word for cannibal
 
anthropophagy
 
n
 
anthropophagic
 
adj
 
anthro'pophagous
 
adj

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