Meaning of entomophagy in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɛntəˈmɒfədʒi/


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.’