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- n. A delusion in which a person believes he or she is transformed into a dog.
- n. A shape-shifting ability between human and canine forms.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of madness in which men fancy themselves changed into dogs, and imitate the voice and habits of that animal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of madness in which the afflicted person imagines himself to be a dog, and imitates its voice and actions.
Coined based on Ancient Greek κύων (kuōn, "dog") and ἄνθρωπος (anthrōpos, "man; human"). (Wiktionary)