anthropophagite


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anthropophagite

(ˌænθrəˈpɒfəˌɡaɪt)
n
a rare word for cannibal
anthropophagy n
anthropophagic adj
ˌanthroˈpophagous adj
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Noun1.anthropophagite - a person who eats human fleshanthropophagite - a person who eats human flesh  
barbarian, savage - a member of an uncivilized people
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In the 1920s, Maria Martins (1894-1973) explored Surrealism, and Tarsila do Amaral's (1886-1973) paintings powerfully evoked the notion of Antropofagia, or cultural cannibalism, as described by her partner, the poet and writer Oswald de Andrade, in his "Anthropophagite Manifesto" (1928).
Vieira left the money in Portugal and left us with the fine words" (Anthropophagite Manifesto 97).
The first issue featured the "Anthropophagite Manifesto" ("Manifesto Antropofago") penned by Andrade himself and included the "Tupi or not tupi" pun.