theophagy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek θεός (theós, god) and the suffix -phagy (to feed on)

Noun[edit]

theophagy (uncountable)

  1. (rare) The feeding on a god, in a sacramental context.

References[edit]

  • "theophagy" at The Phrontistery: A Dictionary of Obscure Words.