Origin of anthropophagy
Examples from the Web for anthropophagy
On the other hand, Central Africa appears to be the chief seat of anthropophagy.The Races of Man|Joseph Deniker
Anthropophagy springs from different causes, and clothes itself in various forms.The Desert World|Arthur Mangin
To eat a creature which had become the peer of man in blood-guiltiness and in judicial punishment, would savour of anthropophagy.The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals|Edmund P. Evans
It is difficult to determine what religious ideas were connected with the almost universal practice of anthropophagy.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 3|Hubert Howe Bancroft
These ideas, therefore, also probably represent the origin of anthropophagy.Elements of Folk Psychology|Wilhelm Wundt
"cannibalism," 1630s, from French anthropophagie, from Greek anthropophagia "an eating of men," from anthropophagos "man-eating; a man-eater," from anthropo- + stem of phagein "to eat" (see -phagous). Related: Anthropophagic; anthropophagism.