from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In pathology, a depraved appetite for eating substances of a non-alimentary or noxious character, as in many anemic and hysterical persons.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Med.) A depraved appetite; a desire for improper food.
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- noun rare Having
food cravingsthat are differentfrom the expectedor the norm
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From allo- (different) and suffix -phagy; from Ancient Greek ἄλλος (allos, "other") and the suffix -φαγία (-phagia), combining form of φαγεῖν (phagein, "to eat")