Definition of Odin

1. Noun. (Norse mythology) ruler of the Aesir; supreme god of war and poetry and knowledge and wisdom (for which he gave an eye) and husband of Frigg; identified with the Teutonic Wotan.

Category relationships: Norse Mythology
Generic synonyms: Norse Deity



Definition of Odin

1. n. The supreme deity of the Scandinavians; -- the same as Woden, of the German tribes.

Definition of Odin

1. Proper noun. (Norse mythology) The supreme god of the Germanic and Norse pantheons, the leader of the Æsir, after whom Wednesday is named. The god of war, death, poetry, and wisdom, Odin is husband to Frigga and father of Balder, Hod, Hermod, Thor, and Tyr. Also known as Allfather, One-eyed, the Terrible One, and Father of Battle. ¹

2. Proper noun. (context: paganism) The god of wisdom, magic, poetry, and war in the modern pagan faith of Heathenry. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Odin

1. The supreme deity of the Scandinavians; the same as Woden, of the German tribes. "There in the Temple, carved in wood, The image of great Odin stood." (Longfellow) Origin: Icel.; prob.akin to E. Wood, a. See Wednesday. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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