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Definition of long pig in English:

noun

A translation of a term formerly used in some Pacific islands for human flesh as food.
Example sentences
  • They call it ‘long pig’ but it reputedly tastes like chicken.
  • Well, removing the taboos against eating ‘long pig’ is one solution to the population problem.

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