As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a poisonous animal, Sks. 88, Stj. 253, Al. i, 623. 26.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛁᛏᚱ-ᚴᚢᛁᚴᛁᚾᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)