The plural of Latin anthropophagus, from Greek ἀνθρωποϕάγος "man-eating", English since 1581 (as an ethnonym). Use of the singular anthropophagus is rare.
Anthropophagi Sentence Examples
The islands are briefly noticed by Marco Polo, who probably saw without visiting them, under the name Angamanain, seemingly an Arabic dual, "The two Angamans," with the exaggerated but not unnatural picture of the natives, long current, as dog-faced Anthropophagi.
These contain also the Acts of Andrew and Matthew (or Matthias) in which Matthew (or Matthias) is represented as a captive in the country of the anthropophagi.