Vanir

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plural noun Va·nir \ˈvä-ˌnir\

Definition of Vanir

  1. :  a race of Norse gods who warred against and later reconciled with the Aesir

Origin and Etymology of vanir

borrowed from Old Norse, plural of Vanr, of uncertain origin


First Known Use: circa 1875


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to cast off or become cast off

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