bestiarie (1121-35)

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bestiarie (1121-35)

[ FEW: 1,340b bestia; Gdf: 1,638b bestiaire; GdfC: ; TL: 1,950 bestïaire; DEAF:  beste (bestïarie); DMF:  bestiaire; TLF:  bestiaire 1 / bestiaire 2; OED:  bestiary n.; MED: ; DMLBS: 195c bestiarius ]


( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  En romanz oi l’epistre d’A. retraire Qu’il tramist Aristotle son bon mestre gramaire, Quant il fut en Ynde ou vist la bestiarie  P 48
2occupationlivestockanimal husbandry
( c.1325; MS: c.1325 )  de bestiarie vivoyt Abel  6
3literaturezool.bestiary, treatise on animals (usually with a moralizing purpose)
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Philippe de Taun En franceise raisun Ad estrait Bestiaire, Un livere de gramaire  3
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