The tanoana seems to be the soul of which lycanthropic feats are asserted.
lycanthropic criminals were also brought up who had prowled about and devastated the sheepfolds.
1580s, a form of madness (described by ancient writers) in which the afflicted thought he was a wolf, from Greek lykanthropia, from lykanthropos "wolf-man," from lykos "wolf" (see wolf (n.)) + anthropos "man" (see anthropo-). Originally a form of madness (described by ancient writers) in which the afflicted thought he was a wolf; applied to actual transformations of persons (especially witches) into wolves since 1830 (see werewolf).
lycanthropy ly·can·thro·py (lī-kān'thrə-pē)
The delusion that one is a wolf.