- eaters of human flesh; cannibals.
Origin of anthropophagi
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Related Wordssavage, ogre, primitive, brute, aborigine, ruffian, anthropophagite, ogress, head-hunter
Examples from the Web for anthropophagi
Besides, the Indians of these regions were not anthropophagi.Celebrated Travels and Travellers
Are they anthropophagi, or are they of a friendly disposition?
Mr. Petit has a learned dissertation on the nature and manners of the Anthropophagi.
Among other things, he disputes whether or no the Anthropophagi act contrary to nature?
I found myself, in a word, to be fed up like a prisoner in a camp of anthropophagi, and honoured like the sacrificial bull.St. Ives
Robert Louis Stevenson
C16: from Latin, from Greek anthrōpophagos; see anthropo-, -phagy
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