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n. pl. loups-ga·rous (lo͞o′gə-ro͞oz′, -gä-ro͞o′)
[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).]
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loup-ga•rou(lu gaˈru; Eng. ˌlu gəˈru)
n., pl. loups-ga•rous (lu gaˈru; Eng. ˌlu gəˈruz)
French. a werewolf.
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|Noun||1.||loup-garou - a monster able to change appearance from human to wolf and back again|
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