fugel-timber

fugel-timber, n.n: a young bird, lit. bird-material. (“foo-yell-teem-ber”)

pelican

The pelican revives her young with blood from her own breast. Museum Meermanno, MMW, 10 B 25, fol. 32r. France, c. 1450. From The Medieval Bestiary.

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