What is another word for Androphagi?

Pronunciation: [ˌandɹəfˈɑːɡɪ] (IPA)

Androphagi is a rather unusual word that refers to a mythical tribe of cannibals who were said to eat only male flesh. The word itself is derived from the Greek andros, meaning 'man', and phagein, meaning 'to eat'. Synonyms for Androphagi include 'man-eaters', 'male cannibals', 'anthropophagites', and 'human flesh-eaters'. These synonyms convey the same meaning, and are often used interchangeably in literature and popular culture. While the Androphagi were purely fictional, the concept of cannibalism has fascinated humanity for centuries, leading to numerous tales of cannibal tribes and gruesome rituals throughout history.

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What are the hypernyms for Androphagi?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Androphagi

202, 203 Androphagi, i.
"The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II"
A.E. Nordenskieold
149, 154; on Androphagi, i.
"The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II"
A.E. Nordenskieold

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