hippophagy


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hippophagy

(hɪˈpɒfədʒɪ)
n
(Cookery) the practice of eating horse meat

hippophagism, hippophagy

the eating of horsemeat. — hippophagous, adj.
See also: Food and Nutrition
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I looked him up in the encyclopaedia to find out whether he had one or two `p's in his name when my eye came across hippophagy.
Hippophagy is the practice of eating horsemeat; it went on in ancient Greece before equine domestication.
As this is probably not a subject that merits discussion in the Racing Post, let us leave hippophagy to the Belgians, who are not actually my favourite people - I have never seen the point of Belgium - and return to Hippocrates.