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pelta

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Zoology and Animal Sciences.

A shield or shield-like structure. The word is derived from pelte, a small, light shield used by Greek and Roman troops.

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swine

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Any of a number of domesticated breeds of the species Sus scrofa (q.v.). Popular breeds include Berkshire, Chester White, Duroc, Hampshire, Hereford, Ohio Improved Chester, Poland China,...

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