entomophagy

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From entomo- +‎ -phagy.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

entomophagy (uncountable)

  1. The eating of insects.
    Synonym: entomophagia
    • 2008, Tim Dowling, The Guardian, G2, 17 Jan 2008, p. 3:
      Despite our cultural distaste for entomophagy, in recent years the idea that we should eat bugs has been gaining currency.

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