Lycanthropy Definition

In folklore, the magical ability to assume the form and characteristics of a wolf.
American Heritage
A mental disorder in which one imagines oneself to be a beast, esp. a wolf.
Webster's New World
Transformation of a person into a wolf or werewolf.
Webster's New World

Origin of Lycanthropy

  • From Ancient Greek λυκανθρωπία (lukanthrōpia), from λυκάνθρωπος (lukanthrōpos).

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