hrēre-mūs

hrēre-mūs, f.n: bat. (HRAY-ruh-MOOS / ˈhreː-rə-ˌmuːs)

Medieval manuscript illustration of a hairy brown bat with black outstretched wings and a strangely human nose.
Aberdeen Bestiary; England, c. 1200; Aberdeen University Library, Univ. Lib. MS 24, f. 51v. [abdn.ac.uk]

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