lusus naturae

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Synonyms for lusus naturae

a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed

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En Bedeilhac, particularmente, la frontera entre el lusus naturae y las creaciones magdalenienses es tenue.
Using Hill as a test case, Rousseau explores what it meant for a human to be a lusus naturae in an effort to chart the shifting nature of curiosity and subjectivity in the Enlightenment.
For example, Ernst Haeckel's lavishly illustrated volumes on natural monsters, lusus naturae, sports.