mere-næddra

mere-næddra, m/f.n: a ‘sea-adder’, a lamprey. (MEH-reh-NAD-dra)

This week’s Wordhord Wednesday post is about a ship chase. Read it on Patreon.

Lamprey fishing in the Theatrum Sanitatis, 14th century. Rome, Library Casanatense, Ms. 4182. [medievalists.net]

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