- the eating of human flesh; cannibalism.
Origin of anthropophagy
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These ideas, therefore, also probably represent the origin of anthropophagy.Elements of Folk Psychology
Anthropophagy is much less general than is usually believed.
On the other hand, Central Africa appears to be the chief seat of anthropophagy.
It is suspected that several were accounted for by anthropophagy.The Barren Ground Caribou of Keewatin
As a fact, anthropophagy is certainly a decadent thing, not a primitive one.Orthodoxy
G. K. Chesterton
Word Origin and History for anthropophagy
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