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Hippophagy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hippophagy The act or practice of feeding on horseflesh.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hippophagy The act or practice of feeding on horse-flesh.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Hippophagy hip-pof′a-ji the act or practice of feeding on horse-flesh
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. hippophagie,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. hippos, a horse, phagein, to eat.

Usage

In literature:

We may learn here also the reason why hippophagy has been so long unknown among us.
"Demonology and Devil-lore" by Moncure Daniel Conway
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