from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Mythology A Norse giant who lived by the roots of Yggdrasil, where he guarded the well of wisdom.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A giant who guarded the well of wisdom.
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- n. (Norse mythology) giant who lives in the roots of Yggdrasil and guards the well of wisdom
Old Norse; see (s)mer-1 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)