Meaning of lycanthropy


Pronunciation: (lī-kan'thru-pē), [key]
— n.
  1. a delusion in which one imagines oneself to be a wolf or other wild animal.
  2. the supposed or fabled assumption of the appearance of a wolf by a human being.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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