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Musimon, Tityrus

A fictitious animal mentioned by Guillim and others. It nearly
Musimon, Tityrus.
resembles a goat, with the head and horns of a ram, but has besides the horns of that beast, a pair of goat's horns. It is also mentioned in Guillim's "Display," where it is said to be a bigenerous beast, of unkindly procreation, engendered between a goat and a ram, like the Tityrus, the offspring of a sheep and goat, as noted by Upton.

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