Triccolitch

(Tray-co-LITCH)
Variations: Pricolici, Tricolici
In Romania there is a vampiric were-creature called a triccolitch; it is essentially a variation of the GREEK VAMPIRE VRYKOLAKA and the Serbian vampire VUKODLAK. The triccolitch is able to shape-shift into a dog or a pig.
Source: Cremene, Mythology of the Vampire of Romania

Encyclopedia of vampire mythology . 2014.

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