noun Ygg·dra·sil \ˈig-drə-ˌsil\

Definition of Yggdrasil

  1. :  a huge ash tree in Norse mythology that overspreads the world and binds earth, hell, and heaven together

Origin and Etymology of yggdrasil

Old Norse

First Known Use: 1770

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