Definitions

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  • adj. Feeding on horseflesh.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Feeding on horseflesh; -- said of certain nomadic tribes, as the Tartars.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Feeding on horseflesh.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek

Examples

  • This was ominous; it brought about an armistice; that is, a cessation of hostilities in the war of words against Gorle and his hippophagous designs.

    The Siege of Kimberley

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