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Ymir

(ˈiːmɪə) or

Ymer

n
(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth the first being and forefather of the giants. He was slain by Odin and his brothers, who made the earth from his flesh, the water from his blood, and the sky from his skull

Y•mir

(ˈi mɪr, ˈü mɪr)

n.
(in Norse myth) a primordial giant slain by Odin and his brothers, who fashioned the earth from his body.
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Noun1.Ymir - (Norse mythology) the primeval giant slain by Odin and his brothers and from whose body they created the world: the sea from his blood; the earth from his flesh; the mountains from his bones; the sky from his skull
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
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