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Welsh Green - werewolf - wildebeest - woodlouse - wood-nymph


Welsh Green creature from Muggle legends or mythology more info in Fantastic Beasts - click here to order

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See Dragons - Common Welsh Green.


werewolf creature from Muggle legends or mythology more info in Fantastic Beasts - click here to order

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A werewolf is a human who has been infected with lycanthropy [More...].


wildebeest (gnu) Muggle

Africa

A postbox and several letter bins were Transfigured into wildebeest by goblins illegally using wands during the Chipping Clodbury riot (DP).

Either of two species - the black wildebeest and the blue wildebeest - of large antelopes, each of which has long shaggy heads, hooked horns, and long tails (NSOED).


woodlouse Muggle

This term is used generally for various small invertebrates (only some of them are technically insects) that dwell in woods (such as the Forbidden Forest), woodwork, and other such habitats.

Bowtruckles feed on woodlice (OP13). People who annoy Gwenog Jones have a tendency to turn into woodlice (DP).


wood-nymph creature from Muggle legends or mythology

Fleur told everyone at her table during dinner at the Yule Ball that the Christmas decorations at Beauxbatons included wood nymphs, who sing to the students as they eat (GF23).

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