Definition of entomophagy in English:



  • [mass noun] The practice of eating insects, especially by people.

    • ‘He says entomophagy is a more environmentally friendly practice.’
    • ‘To be sure, many Eastern and African cultures practice entomophagy - some bugs are even considered delicacies - but for the most part, creepy crawlies are off the dinner plate.’
    • ‘Older students are learning about entomophagy too.’
    • ‘Now, after years of experimenting with entomophagy (that's bug-eating to you), he presents the results with relish… or at least a light cream sauce.’