Definition of omophagy in English:

omophagy

(also omophagia)

noun

mass noun
  • The eating of raw food, especially raw meat.

    • ‘He has become the victim of sparagmos (also called omophagia), in which the maenads tear animals limb from limb and eat their flesh raw.’
    • ‘The point is the ongoing devouring, the act of perfect love expressed through omophagy.’

Origin

Early 18th century: from Greek ōmophagia, from ōmos ‘raw’ + -phagia (from phagein ‘eat’).

Pronunciation

omophagy

/ə(ʊ)ˈmɒfədʒi/