[lahy-kan-thruh-pee] /laɪˈkæn θrə pi/
a delusion in which one imagines oneself to be a wolf or other wild animal.
the supposed or fabled assumption of the appearance of a wolf by a human being.
the supposed magical transformation of a person into a wolf
(psychiatry) a delusion in which a person believes that he is a wolf
1580s, a form of madness (described by ancient writers) in which the afflicted thought he was a wolf, from Greek lykanthropia, from lykanthropos “wolf-man,” from lykos “wolf” (see wolf (n.)) + anthropos “man” (see anthropo-). Originally a form of madness (described by ancient writers) in which the afflicted thought he was a wolf; applied to actual transformations of persons (especially witches) into wolves since 1830 (see werewolf).
lycanthropy ly·can·thro·py (lī-kān’thrə-pē)
The delusion that one is a wolf.
/laɪˈkeɪɒn/ noun 1. (Greek myth) a king of Arcadia said to have offered Zeus a plate of human flesh to learn whether the god was omniscient
[lik-ey-oh-nee-uh, -ohn-yuh, lahy-key-] /ˌlɪk eɪˈoʊ ni ə, -ˈoʊn yə, ˌlaɪ keɪ-/ noun 1. an ancient country in S Asia Minor: later a Roman province. /ˌlɪkəˈəʊnɪə/ noun 1. an ancient region of S Asia Minor, north of the Taurus Mountains; corresponds to present-day S central Turkey an inland province of Asia Minor, on the west of […]
[lee-sey] /liˈseɪ/ noun, plural lycées [lee-seyz; French lee-sey] /liˈseɪz; French liˈseɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. a secondary school, especially in France, maintained by the government. /lise; English ˈliːseɪ/ noun (pl) lycées (lise; English) (ˈliːseɪz) 1. a secondary school
[lahy-see-uh m] /laɪˈsi əm/ noun 1. an institution for popular education providing discussions, lectures, concerts, etc. 2. a building for such activities. 3. (initial capital letter) the gymnasium where Aristotle taught, in ancient Athens. 4. a lycée. /laɪˈsɪəm/ noun (now chiefly in the names of buildings) 1. a public building for concerts, lectures, etc 2. […]