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also Wo·dan  (wōd′n)
n. Mythology
An Anglo-Saxon god corresponding to the Norse god Odin.

[Middle English, from Old English Wōden; see wet- in Indo-European roots.]
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(ˈwəʊdən) or


(European Myth & Legend) the foremost Anglo-Saxon god. Norse counterpart: Odin
[Old English Wōden; related to Old Norse Ōthinn, Old High German Wuotan, German Wotan; see Wednesday]
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(ˈwoʊd n)

the chief god of the pagan Anglo-Saxons, identified with the Scandinavian Odin.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English Wōden]
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Noun1.Woden - chief god; counterpart of Norse Odin and Teutonic Wotan
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