necrophagia

noun
nec·​ro·​pha·​gia | \ ˌnekrəˈfājēə \
plural -s

Definition of necrophagia

: the act or practice of eating corpses or carrion

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History and Etymology for necrophagia

New Latin, from necr- + -phagia

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“Necrophagia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/necrophagia. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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