bed-gerid, n.n: ant’s nest. (BED-yeh-RID / ˈbɛd-jɛ-ˌrɪd)

Medieval manuscript with writing in Latin including the word ‘formica’ in red, below which is a depiction of ants crawling over an anthill.
Bestiary; S England (Salisbury?), 13th century; British Library, Harley MS 4751, f. 32r. []

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