Thyestean

adjective
Thy·es·te·an | \thī-ˈe-stē-ən \

Definition of Thyestean 

: of or relating to the eating of human flesh : cannibal

First Known Use of Thyestean

1667, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Thyestean

Thyestes, brother of Atreus who unwittingly ate the flesh of his children

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