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loup-garou (plural loup-garous)
- A werewolf.
- The superstition of the loup-garou, or werewolf, belongs to the folklore of most modern nations, and has its reflex in the story of "Little Red Riding-hood" and others.
Note that etymologically, the term is a pleonasm – “wolf-werewolf” – as reflected in the /u/ /u/ rhyme.