Variations: PRICULICS, Prikolotsch
In Romanian lore, there is a man, typically a shepherd, who is a type of vampiric werewolf called a priccolitsch. He has the ability to change into a bloodthirsty wolf and then attacks his own flock, draining them of their blood.
Source: Abbott, Macedonian Folklore, 217; Chambers' Encyclopaedia, 708; Greene, International Cyclopedia, 804; Summers, The Werewolf, 147; Tozer, Researches in the Highlands of Turkey, 83

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  • Priculics — (PRAY co lics) Variations: PRICCOLITSCH, Prikolotsch, Varcolaci In the geographic and historic region of Romania that was once Wallachia, there is the lore of a vampiric were creature called a priculics ( wolf coat ). By day it passes as a… …   Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

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