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A warwouf (frae Auld Inglis: wer, "man"), man-wouf, Wouf Man, or lycanthrope (Greek: λυκάνθρωπος, lykánthropos: λύκος, lykos, "wouf", an ἄνθρωπος, anthrōpos, "human") is a mythological or fowklairic human wi the abeelity tae shapeshift intae a wouf or a therianthropic hybrid wouf-lik craitur, either purposely or efter bein placed unner a curse or affliction (e.g. via a bite or scart frae anither warwouf).

Warwouf / Lycanthrope
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Widcut o a warwouf attack, bi Lucas Cranach the Elder, 1512
GroupinLeegendar craitur
Sub groupinLycanthrope
Seemilar craitursTherianthropy, revenant, vampire, yōkai
KintraRomanie, Serbie, Slovenie, Croatie, Macedonie, Bulgarie, Albanie, Hungary
RegionThe Americaes, Europe, Asie, Africae

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