A person who eats human flesh; a cannibal.
Origin of anthropophagus
- Latin anthrōpophagus from Greek anthrōpophagos man-eating anthrōpo- anthropo- -phagos -phagous
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin. More rare than the plural anthropophagi. Attested in the 1623 edition of Shakespeare's Othello.