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hircus

(hûrkəs)
n. pl. hir•ci (-sī′)
  1. The odor of the armpits.
  2. tragus
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Historical Examples of hircus

  • And in their midst, immobile and terrible, sat the Hircus Nocturnus, enthroned upon the shrine.

    Under the Witches' Moon

    Nathan Gallizier

  • In their midst 99 sat Hircus Nocturnus, the great he-goat, enthroned upon the mountain.

    The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci

    Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky