lotophagi

plural noun, sometimes capitalized lo·toph·a·gi \ ləˈtäfəˌjī , lōˈ- \

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Origin and Etymology of lotophagi

Latin, legendary people who ate the lotus and encouraged travelers who visited them to do the same, from Greek Lōtophagoi, from lōtos lotus + -phagoi (plural of -phagos -phagous)


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