Hippophagous
Hippophagous Hip*poph"a*gous, a. [Gr. "i`ppos horse + ? to eat: cf. F. hippophage.] Feeding on horseflesh; -- said of certain nomadic tribes, as the Tartars. [1913 Webster]

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  • hippophagous — hip·poph·a·gous …   English syllables

  • hippophagous —   a. eating horse flesh.    ♦ hippophagi, n.pl. eaters of horse flesh.    ♦ hippophagism,    ♦ hippophagy, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • hippophagous — (ˈ)hi|päfəgəs adjective Etymology: hipp + phagous : eating horseflesh * * * hippophˈagous / gəs/ adjective Horse eating • • • Main Entry: ↑hippophagy …   Useful english dictionary

  • hippophagy — hippophagous /hi pof euh geuhs/, adj. /hi pof euh jee/, n. the practice of eating horseflesh. Also, hippophagism. [1820 30; HIPPO + PHAGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hippophagi — Hip*poph a*gi, n. pl. [NL. See {Hippophagous}.] Eaters of horseflesh. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hippophagist — noun A person that eats horse meat. See Also: hippophagism, hippophagous, hippophagy …   Wiktionary

  • hippophagy — 1828, from HIPPO (Cf. hippo ) + phagy (see PHAGOUS (Cf. phagous)). Related: Hippophagous …   Etymology dictionary

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