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anthropophagite

[ an-thruh-pof-uh-jahyt ]
/ ˌæn θrəˈpɒf əˌdʒaɪt /
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noun

an eater of human flesh; cannibal.

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Origin of anthropophagite

1595–1605; <Latin anthrōpophag(us) (see anthropophagi) + -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for anthropophagite

anthropophagite
/ (ˌænθrəˈpɒfəˌɡaɪt) /

noun

a rare word for cannibal

Derived forms of anthropophagite

anthropophagy (ˌænθrəˈpɒfədʒɪ), nounanthropophagic (ˌænθrəpəˈfædʒɪk), adjectiveanthropophagous, adjective
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