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Meaning of werewolf

were•wolf

Pronunciation: (wâr'woolf", wēr'-, wûr'-), [key]
— pl. -wolves
  1. (in folklore and superstition) a human being who has changed into a wolf, or is capable of assuming the form of a wolf, while retaining human intelligence.
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