wōcor

wōcor, f.n: increase, fruit, offspring. (WO-kor / ˈwoː-kɔr)

Medieval manuscript image of five small birds in a nest being fed by a larger bird that pecks its own breast so it bleeds; the little birds consume the streams of blood that drop down to them.
Pelican feeding her young in a Franco-Flemish bestiary; N France (formerly Flanders), c. 1270; J. Paul Getty Museum, MS Ludwig XV/3, f. 17r. [getty.edu]

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