Meaning of bestiary

bes•ti•ar•y

Pronunciation: (bes'chē-er"ē, bēs'-), [key]
— pl. -ar•ies.
  1. a collection of moralized fables, esp. as written in the Middle Ages, about actual or mythical animals.
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