long pig


noun

(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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long pig

noun

obsolete human flesh eaten by cannibals

Word Origin for long pig

translation of a Māori and Polynesian term
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