basu

basu, adj: purple, red, crimson. (BAH-zuh / ˈba-zʌ)

Medieval manuscript image of a cow-human hybrid with a purple body; its human-like hands hold its big cow ears, and two horns are on its head; it has an oddly human facial expression and wears a jacket.
Luttrell Psalter; N England (Lincolnshire), 1325-1340; British Library, Add MS 42130, f. 169v. [bl.uk]

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