loup-garou

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French loup-garou

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌlu.ɡəˈɹuː/
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Noun[edit]

loup-garou (plural loup-garous or loups-garous)

  1. A werewolf.
    • 2013, Elliott James, Pushing Luck
      In this respect, it is always a full moon for a loup-garou. They are never more than half-sane to begin with, and they tend to become increasingly unstable over time.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French leu garoul, a pleonastic compound of leu (wolf) + garoul (werewolf); the latter from garulf, from Frankish *werawulf.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

loup-garou m (plural loups-garous)

  1. werewolf

Descendants[edit]

  • English: loup-garou

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