mattoid


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mattoid

(ˈmætɔɪd)
n
(Psychiatry) psychiatry rare a person displaying eccentric behaviour and mental characteristics that approach the psychotic
[C19: from Italian, from matto insane]
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"Santiago, Scheherazade, and Somebody: Storytelling from Hemingway to Barth." Mattoid 55 '(2006): 74-88.
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