anthropophagous

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anthropophagous

Man-eating. Cannibal.
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The feminine monstrousness is well represented in the Romanian folk mythology by the Muma Padurii (the Mother of the Woods), Iele (Fairies), Zgripturoaica (The Witch with 7 heads, that loves to eat meat, not always anthropophagus, a creature that usually helps the emblematic hero of our fairy tales, Fat-Frumos (Prince Charming), to reach back our world while coming from the underground world), Striga (with an alternative presence as Strigoaica, an ugly witch, with a pale face and a dog tail), Scorpia (shrew), Gheonoaia, Samodiva, Moartea (the Death), Ciuma (the Plague).
Larvicidal effects have been observed with essential oil of Blumea martiniana against Anopheles anthropophagus (Zhu and Tian, 2011a).
anthropophagus points to far more diversity in African crocodiles in the past 2.5 million years than thought," Brochu said.