noun \ˈbrin-ˌhild\

Definition of BRYNHILD

:  a Valkyrie who is waked from an enchanted sleep by Sigurd and later has him killed when he forgets her

Origin of BRYNHILD

Old Norse Brynhildr
First Known Use: 1590


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