As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. dapple-gray, i. e. apple-gray, having the streaky colour of an apple (cp. Fr. pommelé), of a horse, Nj. 274, Karl. 426, Landn. 93 (where it is used of a river horse); of an ox, uxi a. at lit, Ld. 120.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛒᛅᛚ-ᚴᚱᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- French in etymologies.
- i. e.
- id est.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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