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anthropophagi

[an-thruh-pof-uh-jahy, -gahy] /ˌæn θrəˈpɒf əˌdʒaɪ, -ˌgaɪ/
plural noun, singular anthropophagus
[an-thruh-pof-uh-guh s] /ˌæn θrəˈpɒf ə gəs/ (Show IPA)
1.
eaters of human flesh; cannibals.
Origin of anthropophagi
1545-1555
1545-55; < Latin, plural of anthrōpophagus cannibal < Greek anthrōpophágos man-eating. See anthropo-, -phage, -phagous
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anthropophagi

/ˌænθrəˈpɒfəˌɡaɪ/
plural noun (sing) -gus (-ɡəs)
1.
cannibals
Word Origin
C16: from Latin, from Greek anthrōpophagos; see anthropo-, -phagy
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