PRONUNCIATION: si-NAN-thruh-pee)

MEANING: noun: A delusion in which one believes oneself to be a dog.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek kyon (dog) + -anthropy (human). Earliest documented use: 1594.

CYANTHROPY - believing to b one of Burton Rouché's Eleven Blue Men

CYGNANTHROPY - believing to be an Ugly Duckling (actually, a baby swan)a

MY ANTHROPY - a child pioneer in Nebraska at the end of the Nineteenth Century