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Lycanthropy


Lycanthropy is the fear of human beings becoming or turning into wolves and is found in folklores. It is associated with tales of werewolves (or Lycanthropy), particularly in Central Europe and Russia. A.G.H.


Source:

Riland, George.The New Steinerbooks Dictionary of Paranormal. New York Warner Books, Inc. 1980 p. 172

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