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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The god of thunder.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The second principal god of the ancient Scandinavians, the god of thunder.
  • noun In zoology, a genus of macrurous crustaceans.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Scand. Myth.) The god of thunder, and son of Odin.

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  • proper noun Norse mythology The god of thunder.
  • proper noun A male given name occasionally borrowed from Scandinavia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (Norse mythology) god of thunder and rain and farming; pictured as wielding a hammer emblematic of the thunderbolt; identified with Teutonic Donar

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Old Norse Thōrr; see (s)tenə- in Indo-European roots.]

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Representing Old Norse Þórr (Swedish Tor); cognate with Old English þunor.

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