Zoanthropy



a mental disorder in which one believes oneself to be an animal.
n.

form of mania in which a man imagines himself to be another type of beast, 1856, from Modern Latin zoanthropia, from Greek zoion “animal” (see zoo) + anthropos “man” (see anthropo-).

zoanthropy zo·an·thro·py (zō-ān’thrə-pē)
n.
A delusion that one is an animal.

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