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bestiary in History topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbestiarybes‧ti‧ar‧y /ˈbestiəri $ ˈbestʃieri/ noun (plural bestiaries) [countable] 🔊 🔊 SHTCNan old book about strange animals, written in the Middle Ages
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bestiaryLater still, in a Medieval bestiary, three courageous birds are shown in the act of attacking an owl's head.In Carrington's personal bestiary the horse was the principal icon.