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commonly mistaken as a werewolf, the Lycan is a more advanced species that, unlike the werewolf, can for the most part control their transformations. A werewolf can only change under the full moon, and cannot control that. The same can be said for lycans, however they are also able to transform at any given time, wether under a full moon or not, should the need arise.
the lycans in
Underworld: Evolution
by Blue Lycan August 20, 2008
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A word derived from lycanthropy. It refers to a what has commonly become known as a werewolf. The werewolves in the movie Underworld were known as lycans.
He could not contain the lycan inside him; when the full moon rose, he was transformed.
by andrax June 18, 2005
A lycan is NOT a werewolf. The difference between them is that a lycan can transform into a (bigger version) of a wolf when ever it gets the impluse to, it is stronger and usually stays with a pack, of course there have been rare cases when they go off on their own. A werewolf transforms into this stupid half human/wolf thing, unwillingly on a full moon.
lycans are better than werewolves...=]
by SweetFix May 17, 2009
a hero in the game dota
Holy Sh*t! Lycan is beyond godlike! somebody kill him!
by PhÓ-ShO May 08, 2009
Half werewolf half vampire. Basically the most badass of all mutations.
Holy crap that girls face is so broken, she looks like a Lycan!
by lycan for life January 10, 2009

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