variants or less commonly allotriophagia
plural allotriophagies also allotriophagias
: pica

Word History


allotriophagy from German allotriophagie, from Greek allotrio- + German -phagie -phagy; allotriophagia, New Latin, from German allotriophagie

First Known Use

circa 1845, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of allotriophagy was circa 1845

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“Allotriophagy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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