125. Dogs


See also 16. ANIMALS .

cynanthropy
Psychiatry. a delusion in which a person believes himself to be a dog.
cynologist
a specialist in the care and breeding of dogs.
cynology
the branch of zoology that studies the dog, especially its natural history.
cynomania
an abnormal love of dogs.
cynophobia
an intense dread of dogs.
mongrelism
the state or quality of being a mixed breed. — mongrelization , n . — mongrely , adj.
philocynism
the love of dogs. Also called philocyny . — philocynic , n., adj. philocynical , adj.

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