Chthonic

Chthon"ic

(?), a. [Gr. , , the earth.] Pertaining to the earth; earthy; as, chthonic religions.
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[The] chthonic character of the wife of Zeus.
Max Mller.
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Chthon`o*pha"gi*a

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Chtho*noph"a*gy

(?), } n. [NL. chthonophagia; Gr. , , earth + to eat.] A disease characterized by an irresistible desire to eat earth, observed in some parts of the southern United States, the West Indies, etc.
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