Anthropophagus meaning

ănthrə-pŏfə-gəs
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A person who eats human flesh; a cannibal.
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A man-eater, cannibal.
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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.

    From Wiktionary