Hippophagy vs Hippophage - What's the difference?

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Hippophagy is a related term of hippophage.


As nouns the difference between hippophagy and hippophage

is that hippophagy is the eating of horsemeat while hippophage is someone who eats horsemeat.

hippophagy

English

Noun

(-)
  • The eating of horsemeat.
  • *1879 , George Fleming (ed.), The Veterinary Journal
  • *:In Berlin, as in Paris, hippophagy appears to be on the increase. At the present time as many as twenty horses a day are cut up for food.
  • *1907 , John William Severin Gouley, Dining and Its Amenities
  • *:...to introduce hippophagy in this country as an economic measure.
  • *2000 , Tamra Andrews, Nectar & Ambrosia: An Encyclopedia of Food in World Mythology
  • *:Not long after the advent of Christianity, Pope Gregory III forbade hippophagy because of its association with the worship of pagan gods.
  • hippophage

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone who eats horsemeat