omophagy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From omo- +‎ -phagy.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

omophagy (countable and uncountable, plural omophagies)

  1. The eating of raw flesh. [from 19th c.]
    • 1990, Camille Paglia, Sexual Personae:
      Omophagy, ritual eating of raw flesh, is the assimilation and internalization of godhead.

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