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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: An abnormal desire to eat things not usually eaten, such as chalk or clay. Also known as pica.
From Greek allotrio- (foreign) -phagy (eating). Earliest documented use: 1845.
“A taste for blood may very well be a form of allotriophagy.”
Tatsuaki Ishiguro; Biogenesis; Kodansha; 2015.
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