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anthropophagist Syllabification: an·thro·poph·a·gist
Pronunciation: /ˌanTHrəˈpäfəjəst/
(also anthropophagiteˌanTHrəˈpäfəjīt)

Definition of anthropophagist in English:


A person who eats the flesh of other human beings; a cannibal: they had been living among anthropophagists, and had joined in their feasts


Late 19th century: from Greek anthropos 'human being' + phago- 'eating' (from the verb phagein) + -ist (see anthropophagus).

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