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