mūþ-bana, m.n: ‘mouth-killer’, one who destroys with the mouth. (MOOTH-BAH-nah / ˈmuːθ-ˌba-na)

A grey quadruped with a tail, pointy ears and large eyes opens its mouth, revealing a set of very large and intimidating teeth.
A molosus from Jacob van Maerlant’s Der Naturen Bloeme; NW Flanders, c. 1287; Lippe, Lippische Landesbibliothek, MS 70, f. 36r. [digitale-sammlungen.llb-detmold.de]

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