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 (lo͞o′gə-ro͞o′, -gä-)
n. pl. loups-ga·rous (lo͞o′gə-ro͞oz′, -gä-ro͞o′)
A werewolf.

[French, from Old French leu garoul : leu, wolf (from Latin lupus; see wl̥kwo- in Indo-European roots) + garoul, werewolf (of Germanic origin; see wī-ro- in Indo-European roots).]


(lu gaˈru; Eng. ˌlu gəˈru)

n., pl. loups-ga•rous (lu gaˈru; Eng. ˌlu gəˈruz)
French. a werewolf.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.loup-garou - a monster able to change appearance from human to wolf and back againloup-garou - a monster able to change appearance from human to wolf and back again
mythical creature, mythical monster - a monster renowned in folklore and myth
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They also began to create the brands they would offer, each name offering a nod to something special about the region: El Pecan honors the impressive pecan groves that once lined the drive on Highway 84 from Augusta, Georgia to San Antonio, Texas, while the Le Loup-Garou promotes the legend of a werewolf and features a logo created by a New Orleans-based artist.
Le Bisclavret de Marie de France: Une histoire suspecte de loup-garou.
Geraint is a bisclavret, a born werewolf who is a shapeshifter due to genetic inheritance, whereas Dupre is a loup-garou, an evil werewolf who has done a deal with the Dark Lord.
The Cajun of Louisiana, descendents of French-speaking settlers, use the myth of loup-garou (French for werewolf) to instill fear and obedience in children.
s Larry Talbot than any CGI-enhanced loup-garou in post-"Howling" horror pics), but the climactic werewolf-on-werewolf smackdown is something of a letdown.
Soulignons que ce reve repetait bel et bien l'episode traumatique de l'agression dans l'ascenseur, mais en l'elaborant, en y ajoutant un petit quelque chose: un petit detail discret qui a permis--en integrant l'element culturel du loup-garou evoque (allusivement) dans la facade du reve--de detourner l'attention de la reveuse, de son vecu actuel vers ses souvenirs d'enfance en Siberie (<< les loups-garous, ca n'existe pas chez les Ouzbeks >>), et d'elaborer ses traumatismes plus anciens.
Rodrigue is best known for his striking paintings of the Blue Dog, his rendition of the mythical Cajun werewolf dog called the loup-garou, who was the star of several of his mother's bedtime tales when he was growing up in southwest Louisiana.
Thus when asked to illustrate the French-Cajun tale of the werewolf, or loup-garou, in 1984, the artist decided to use Tiffany as a model.
Dans la premiere partie ("A Werewolf in Paris"/ "Un loup-garou a Paris"), Diana Holmes replace Rachilde dans le contexte culturel de la fin du siecle et de la Belle Epoque, la periode de son plus grand succes.