lycanthropy

General - The supposed ability to change into a (were)wolf. In other parts of the world, various other ferocious animals are substituted for the wolf. In medical terms, this is a mental affliction in which one imagines oneself to be a wolf. Also known as lycanthropy, cucubuth, cucubuth, cynanthropy, cynanthropy, lupinam insaniam, lupinam insaniam, lycanthropia, lycanthropia, wolf madness, wolf madness, wolf-madness or wolf-madness.

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