Lycanthrope



[lahy-kuh n-throhp, lahy-kan-throhp] /ˈlaɪ kənˌθroʊp, laɪˈkæn θroʊp/

noun
1.
a person affected with lycanthropy.
2.
a werewolf or alien spirit in the physical form of a bloodthirsty wolf.
/ˈlaɪkənˌθrəʊp; laɪˈkænθrəʊp/
noun
1.
a werewolf
2.
(psychiatry) a person who believes that he is a wolf
n.

1620s in the classical sense; 1825 in the modern sense, from Modern Latin lycanthropus, from Greek lykanthropos “wolf-man” (see lycanthropy).

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