allotriophagy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From allo- (different) and suffix -phagy; from Ancient Greek ἄλλος (állos, other) and the suffix -φαγία (-phagía), combining form of φαγεῖν (phageîn, to eat)

Noun[edit]

allotriophagy (uncountable)

  1. (rare) Having food cravings that are different from the expected or the norm

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • "allotriophagy" at The Phrontistery: A Dictionary of Obscure Words.
  • "allotriophagy" at American Illustrated Medical Dictionary, By William Alexander Newman Dorland, 4th Edition (W.B. Saunders, 1922).