Pronunciation: (ē'mir, y'mir), [key]
—n. Scand. Myth.
the earliest being and the progenitor of the giants, killed by Odin and his brothers. From his flesh the earth was made, from his blood the waters, and from his skull the heavens. Also,Y•merPronunciation: (ē'mur). [key]
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