hippophagy

or hip·poph·a·gism

[ hi-pof-uh-jee ]
/ hɪˈpɒf ə dʒi /

noun

the practice of eating horseflesh.

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Origin of hippophagy

First recorded in 1820–30; hippo- + -phagy

OTHER WORDS FROM hippophagy

hip·poph·a·gous [hi-pof-uh-guh s] /hɪˈpɒf ə gəs/, adjective
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