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- (mythology) The act of shapeshifting between the form of a human being and an animal (usually a wolf), often done during a full moon, according to legend.
- On one hand, Jacques is quite glad that he doesn’t have classic lycanthropy. Turning into a squirrel tends to cause fewer problems than turning into a wolf.
- A delusion in which one believes oneself to be a wolf or other wild animal
act of shapeshifting
- Wikipedia article on Lycanthropy