unicorns

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Scope note
Fabulous and legendary animals usually regarded as having the body of a horse with a single horn projecting from the forehead. The unicorn has at various times been identified or confused with the rhinoceros, with various species of antelope, or with other animals having a horns or a horn-like projection from the head. The horn of the narwhal was passed off as unicorn horn; the unicorn horn was valuable, reputed to possess medicinal or magical properties
unicorns
Accepted term: 13-May-2024