manticora (s.xii3/4)

Browse the Dictionary


Search Results

Your search results will appear here.

manticora (s.xii3/4)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 6/i,271a mantichora; Gdf: 5,156a manticore; GdfC: ; TL: 5,1100 manticore; DEAF:  manticore; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  manticore n.; MED:  manticeros n.; DMLBS: 1710a mantichoras ]


1mythologicalmanticore, fabulous monster (with a human face, the body of a lion and the tail of a scorpion)
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  (Alexander has seen) les ypotamos, E les manticorals e les monoculos  5693
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Manticora este une beste Ke en itel pais (=India ) s'areste; Vis ad de humme par face bele, E treble denz en la meissele; Trestuit le cors ad de leon, E la cue de escorpiun; Oilz ad jaunes, culur sanguin, La voiz cum siffle serpentin  675
This is an AND2 Phase 3 (I/Y-M) entry. © 2008-2012 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. All rights reserved. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.