Latin name: Onocentaurus
Other names: Honocentar, Onoscentaurus, Uncor, Unocentaurus
A beast with the upper body of a man and the lower body of an ass
The onocentaur has the upper body of a man and the lower body of an ass. The upper part is rational; the lower part is exceedingly wild.
The onocentaur is a symbol of male lust. The two-part nature of the beast symbolizes the hypocrite who speaks of doing good but actually does evil; Philippe de Thaon says that man is rightly called man when he is truthful, but an ass when he does evil.
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The onocentaur is usually depicted much like the classical Centaur, carrying or using a bow, or carrying a club. It is often shown together with the siren; in British Library, Sloane MS 278 (f. 47r) both are shown together in the water, apparently attacking sailors in a ship.