boanthropy

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boanthropy (uncountable)

  1. The delusion that one is an ox or cow.
    • 2001, Mark Mangano, Esther & Daniel, page 211:
      Many scholars have diagnosed Nebuchadnezzar's illness as a form of insania zoanthropica, such as boanthropy or lycanthropy, where a human being thinks himself or herself an ox or a wolf.