gorst, m.n: gorse, furze; bramble or thorn bush; juniper. (GORST / ˈgɔrst)

Medieval manuscript initial G, inside of which is a juniper tree in a grassy landscape; the outside of the G is decorated with red and black pen flourishes.
Régime du corps; France (Rouen?), 15th century; Morgan Library & Museum, MS M.0165, f. 89r. [ica.themorgan.org]

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