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|Alternate Names/Spellings||(pl) Homunculi|
|Origins||Medieval European Mythology, Legend and Folklore|
The Homunculus is a creature with origins in Medieval European mythology, legend and folklore. In particular, accounts of its existence first arise within the writings of various Alchemists.