Yggdrasil

noun
Ygg·​dra·​sil | \ ˈig-drə-ˌsil How to pronounce Yggdrasil (audio) \

Definition of Yggdrasil

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

First Known Use of Yggdrasil

1770, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Yggdrasil

Old Norse

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“Yggdrasil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yggdrasil. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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