wundor-blēo

wundor-blēo, n.n: a wondrous colour. (WUN-dor-BLAY-oh / ˈwʌn-dɔr-ˌbleːɔ)

Medieval manuscript image of a spotted, multicoloured, four-legged creature with claws and a long tail; breath is visible coming out of its mouth, and various other animals such as a lion and unicorn appear to be drawn to it.
Panther in a bestiary; England, c. 1226-1250; Bodleian Library, MS. Bodley 764, f. 7v. [digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk]

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