anthropophagite

[an-thruh-pof-uh-jahyt]

noun

an eater of human flesh; cannibal.

Nearby words

  1. anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis,
  2. anthroponym,
  3. anthroponymy,
  4. anthropopathy,
  5. anthropophagi,
  6. anthropophagy,
  7. anthropophilic,
  8. anthropophyte,
  9. anthroposcopy,
  10. anthroposophy

Origin of anthropophagite

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

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British Dictionary definitions for anthropophagite

anthropophagite

noun

a rare word for cannibal
Derived Formsanthropophagy (ˌænθrəˈpɒfədʒɪ), nounanthropophagic (ˌænθrəpəˈfædʒɪk), adjectiveanthropophagous, adjective

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