garou

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French garou, from Old French garoul, garwaf, garval, garvalf, wareul (werewolf), from Old Frankish *werwolf (werewolf), from Proto-Germanic *weraz (man) + Proto-Germanic *wulfaz (wolf). Cognate with Old High German werwolf (werewolf), Old English werwulf (werewolf). More at werewolf.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

garou m (plural garous)

  1. (archaic) werewolf
  2. (in combination) were-. Used like a suffix.
    lapin-garou : were‐rabbit