Definition of necrophagy in English:

necrophagy

noun

Ecology Zoology
  • The condition of being necrophagous; the eating of dead bodies or decaying animal tissue.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Ecological Monographs. From necro- + -phagy, after necrophagous.

Pronunciation

necrophagy

/nɪˈkrɒfədʒi//nɛˈkrɒfədʒi/