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Definition of "anthropophagy" [an•thro•poph•a•gy]

  • The eating of human flesh; cannibalism. (noun)

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Use "anthropophagy" in a sentence
  • "This is called anthropophagy or cannibalism, and is a time-honored custom among some of the tribes of Africa."
  • "There's an easier word for "anthropophagy," but the practice is every bit as disgusting whatever it's called, right?"
  • "The distinctive cultural trace of Brazil is anthropophagy -- from culture to technology, the legacy of a former, lazy European monarchy in a tropical country where the aborigines, after banqueting over the odd whitey, were merrily exterminated while Europeans and black slaves copulated freely, with no Catholic guilt involved (there's no sin below the Equator)."