from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person who eats human flesh; a cannibal.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A man-eater, cannibal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A man-eater; a cannibal; a person who eats human flesh. Commonly in the plural.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who eats human flesh
Latin anthrōpophagus, from Greek anthrōpophagos, man-eating : anthrōpo-, anthropo- + -phagos, -phagous.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin. More rare than the plural anthropophagi. Attested in the 1623 edition of Shakespeare's Othello. (Wiktionary)