Lotophagi


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Lo`toph´a`gi


n. pl.1.(Class. Myth.) A people visited by Ulysses in his wanderings. They subsisted on the lotus. See Lotus (b), and Lotus-eater.
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Just so, too, Jacobus Hugo has satisfied himself that, by Euenis, Homer meant to insinuate John Calvin; by Antinous, Martin Luther; by the Lotophagi, Protestants in general; and, by the Harpies, the Dutch.
ULYSSES DECLARES HIMSELF AND BEGINS HIS STORY THE CICONS, LOTOPHAGI, AND CYCLOPES.
Some believe that it is a variety of ground jujube that was the food of the Lotophagi.