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

  • noun A god of war, son of Odin.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Northern myth., the god of war and victory, son of Odin. He is the same as the Anglo-Saxon Tiw.

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  • proper noun Norse mythology The Norse god of war, identifiable with Tiu or Tiw. Possibly the god after whom Tuesday was named.
  • abbreviation biochemistry IUPAC 3-letter abbreviation of tyrosine

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  • noun (Norse mythology) god of war and strife and son of Odin; identified with Anglo-Saxon Tiu

Etymologies

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

[Old Norse Tȳr; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots.]

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Old Norse Týr, from Proto-Germanic *Tīwaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dhyeu- (“god”). Cognate to Old English Tīw.

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