(among the Maori and Polynesian peoples) human flesh as food for cannibals.
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Origin of long pig
First recorded in 1850–55
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British Dictionary definitions for long pig
obsolete human flesh eaten by cannibals
Word Origin for long pig
translation of a Māori and Polynesian term
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