gnagan

gnagan, str.v: to gnaw, bite. (G’NAH-gahn / ˈgna-gan)

Medieval manuscript image of a white bird gnawing on a vine.
Caladrius bird in De Natura Avium. NW France (Thérouanne?), 1278-1300. J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. Ludwig XV 4, f. 74r. [blogs.getty.edu]

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