Pronunciation: (wâr'woolf", wēr'-, wûr'-), [key]
—pl. -wolvesPronunciation: (-woolvz"). [key]
(in folklore and superstition) a human being who has changed into a wolf, or is capable of assuming the form of a wolf, while retaining human intelligence. Also,werwolf.
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