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anthropophagous

[ an-thruh-pof-uh-jee ]SEE DEFINITION OF anthropophagous

Synonyms for anthropophagous

  • primitive
  • savage
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Garrigou and Filhol, has led both these savants to the opinion "that pre-historic man may have been anthropophagous."

The stentorian voice of Fra Herv finally silenced the tumult and quelled the anthropophagous orgie.

WORD ORIGIN

"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.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ANTHROPOPHAGOUS

cannibalistic

adjectiveman-eating
  • anthropophagous
  • primitive
  • savage
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