- The Wendigo (also Windigo, Weendigo, Windago, Windiga, Witiko, Wihtikow, and numerous other variants) is a mythical creature appearing in the mythology of the Algonquian people. It is a malevolent cannibalistic spirit into which humans could transform, or which could possess humans. ...
- Alternative spelling of wendigo; A psychological condition specific to some Native American groups where either a person, in fever-induced delusions, believes that he or she is possessed by a cannibalistic wendigo spirit, or society, hysterically, believes the person to be so possessed
- or witiko: (Algonkian Indians, NE US and Eastern Canada) Not in DSM-IV. Famous syndrome of obsessive cannibalism, now somewhat discredited. Wendigo was supposedly brought about by consuming human flesh in famine situations. ...
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