eaters of human flesh; cannibals.
Historical Examples

Mr. Petit has a learned dissertation on the nature and manners of the anthropophagi.
The Book of Curiosities I. Platts

Besides, the Indians of these regions were not anthropophagi.
Celebrated Travels and Travellers Jules Verne

Next to those are the Melanchlænæ and the anthropophagi, who roam about upon different tracts of land and live on human flesh.
The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 03 Various

Among other things, he disputes whether or no the anthropophagi act contrary to nature?
The Book of Curiosities I. Platts

Are they anthropophagi, or are they of a friendly disposition?
The Doctrines of Predestination, Reprobation, and Election Robert Wallace

And he would have willing undergone any torments, any death, rather than become an anthropophagi.
La Ronge Journal, 1823 George Nelson

It is a well-authenticated fact, that the subjects of the Great Macaco are anthropophagi, or cannibals.
The Right of American Slavery True Worthy Hoit

Jack had often amused himself at the expense of the anthropophagi, but here he was actually within their grasp.
Willis the Pilot Johanna Spyri

Next to these are the Melanchænæ and the anthropophagi, who roam about upon different tracts of land and live on human flesh.
The Roman History of Ammianus Marcellinus Ammianus Marcellinus

I was present at the review of these anthropophagi; for indeed they hardly merited a more civilised title.
The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first Count Carlo Gozzi

plural noun (sing) -gus (-ɡəs)


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