Alternatively named Bicorne, and during the 16th century it was also known as Bulchin. The label suggests a creature with two horns.
The Bicorn is a mythical creature with demonic undertones. In Europe's medieval literature this fabulous beast is referenced as a plump female monster, resembling a well-fed panther with a human face and a broad grin, which grows fat through feasting on the flesh of 'hen-pecked', faithful, enduring husbands. In the chauvinist attitudes of the period, such a diet was conjectured to have provided a great quantity of fodder for the beast.
According to popular lore of the period, the powdered horn of a Bicorn was a component in the making of magical potions. In the very popular book 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets', when Hermione brews a batch of Polyjuice potion, the horn of the Bicorn is used as one of its ingredients.
The Bicorn malnourished counterpart, the Chichevache, fed only on 'hen-pecked' wives! Both the Bicorn and the Chichevache were often depicted in the church furniture of the period, especially on the misericords.
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Sources: (1) Rose, Carol, Giants, Monsters, and Dragons: An Encyclopedia of Folklore, Legend, and Myth, W. W. Norton & Company; (2) Dictionary of the Occult, Caxton Publishing; (3) Beahm, George W., Fact, Fiction, and Folklore in Harry Potter's World: An Unofficial Guide, Hampton Roads Publishing Company.
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