efete

efete, f.n: lizard, newt. (EH-veh-tuh / ˈɛ-vɛ-tə)

Medieval manuscript image of a green and red four-legged creature with a long tail and neck and a face that resembles a cat or even a human more than a lizard.
Worksop Bestiary; England (Lincoln? York?), c. 1185; Morgan Library & Museum, MS M.81, f. 84v. [ica.themorgan.org]

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