Cynanthropy Cy*nan"thro*py (s?-n?n"thr?-p?), n. [Gr. ????? of a dog-man; ????, ???, dog + ????? man: cf. F. cynanthropie.] (Med.) A kind of madness in which men fancy themselves changed into dogs, and imitate the voice and habits of that animal. [1913 Webster]

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