cynanthropy

Cynanthropy

Cy*nan"thro*py\ (s?-n?n"thr?-p?), n. [Gr. ????? of a dog-man; ????, ???, dog + ????? man: cf. F. cynanthropie.] (Med.) A kind of madness in which men fancy themselves changed into dogs, and imitate the voice and habits of that animal.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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