Poltophagy meaning

(rare) The chewing of food long enough to reduce it to the consistency of porridge.
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Origin of poltophagy

  • From Ancient Greek πόλτος (poltos, “porridge”) and the suffix -φαγία (-phagia), combining form of φαγεῖν (phagein, “to eat”). See also suffix -phagy.

    From Wiktionary