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1 The magical transformation of a person into a wolf.

2 A delusion that one is a wolf. Cases have been traced back to Nebuchadnezzar II (605–562bc), King of Babylon, who was apparently so deluded. [From Greek lykos a wolf + anthropos a person]

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