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n. Norse Mythology
The god of wisdom, war, art, culture, and the dead, and the supreme deity and creator of the cosmos and humans.
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(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth the supreme creator god; the divinity of wisdom, culture, war, and the dead. Germanic counterpart: Wotan or Woden
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the principal god of pagan Scandinavia.
[< Old Norse Ōthinn; c. Old English Wōden, Old Saxon Woden, Old High German Wuotan; compare Woden]
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|Noun||1.||Odin - (Norse mythology) ruler of the Aesir; supreme god of war and poetry and knowledge and wisdom (for which he gave an eye) and husband of Frigg; identified with the Teutonic Wotan|
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
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