See also animals.cynanthropy Psychiatry. a delusion in which a person believes himself to be a dog. cynologist a specialist in the care and breeding of dogs. cynology the branch of zoology that studies the dog, especially its natural history. cynomania an abnormal love of dogs. cynophobia an intense dread of dogs. mongrelism the state or quality of being a mixed breed. —mongrelization, n. —mongrely, adj. philocynism the love of dogs. Also called philocyny. —philocynic, n., adj. —philocynical, adj.
- third-person singular simple present indicative form of dog