- anthropophagite.--a. anthropophagous
- eater of one's own kind
Other Word Forms of Cannibal
Origin of Cannibal
From Spanish Caníbalis name (as recorded by Christopher Columbus) of the allegedly cannibalistic Caribs of Cuba and Haiti from earlier Carib karibna person, Carib
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Spanish Cannibalis, from Caniba, the Taino form recorded by Christopher Columbus for the Caribs, who were greatly feared. From an Arawakan language, probably Taino.
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