Cricket
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Source: Bodleian Library LUNA Search: MS. Douce 308 Copyright 2003 Bodleian Library, Oxford University Manuscript description Bodleian Library, MS. Douce 308, Folio 88v


 

Cricket

Latin name:

Other names: Crisnon, Gresillon, Grillon, Krillum

A creature that likes to sing, forgetting all else

 

 
General Attributes

As described by Pierre de Beauvais in his Bestiaire, the cricket likes to sing so much that it forgets everything, loses its appetite, lets itself be hunted, and dies singing.


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