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n. Norse Mythology
A giant who lived by the roots of Yggdrasil, where he guarded the well of wisdom.

[Old Norse Mīmir.]
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(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth a giant who guarded the well of wisdom near the roots of Yggdrasil
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Noun1.Mimir - (Norse mythology) giant who lives in the roots of Yggdrasil and guards the well of wisdomMimir - (Norse mythology) giant who lives in the roots of Yggdrasil and guards the well of wisdom
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
giant - an imaginary figure of superhuman size and strength; appears in folklore and fairy tales
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