Lycanthrope

Lycanthrope (lahy-kuh n-throhp):

— a werewolf or alien spirit in the physical form of a bloodthirsty wolf.

Basically, the word “lycanthrope” is another term for the legendary werewolf. The word “lycanthrope” is actually derived from the Greek word lykanthropos, which translates into “wolf-man”. Although a lycanthrope is believed to be a myth by a majority of people, a condition called  lycanthropy does exist. Lycanthropy is a condition where a person actually believes they are a wolf\lycanthrope. 

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