Definition of Omophagic

1. a. Eating raw flesh; using uncooked meat as food; as, omophagic feasts, rites.



Definition of Omophagic

1. Adjective. Eating raw flesh; using uncooked meat as food. ¹

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Definition of Omophagic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Omophagic

omnivorously
omnivorousness
omnivory
omnivourous
omo-
omoclavicular
omoclavicular triangle
omoconazole
omohyoid
omohyoid muscle
omohyoids
omomyid
omomyids
omophagia
omophagias
omophagic (current term)
omophagies
omophagy
omophoria
omophorion
omophorions
omoplate
omoplates
omoplatoscopy
omostegite
omosterna
omosternal
omosternum
omothyroid
omotracheal triangle

Literary usage of Omophagic

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1. The Origin and Development of Religious Belief by Sabine Baring-Gould (1892)
"... fire—Confession—Communion—by sexual union—by dreams—by partaking of a sacrifice—omophagic rites—Soma rites— Cannibalism—Theory of sacramental communion. ..."

2. The Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould (1879)
"And after that the proconsul sent to the emperor Julian, to announce what 1 He is alluding to the omophagic rites of Zeus Zagreus, in which the worshippers ..."

3. Introduction to the History of Religions by Crawford Howell Toy (1913)
"All these procedures have parallels in known savage cults. omophagic orgies are described by Nilus (among the Saracens), 1 Plutarch, ..."

4. Traces of the Elder Faiths of Ireland: A Folklore Sketch; a Handbook of by William Gregory Wood Martin (1902)
"These bloody omophagic feasts were celebrated every three years, and took place chiefly in Chios and Tenedos ; from the raw flesh eaten at them, ..."

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