As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. medicine to bar old age, elixir vitae, (mythol.). Haustl. 9, cp. Edda 63.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛚᛚᛁ-ᛚᚢᚠ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- mythology, mythologically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Haustlöng. (A. I.)
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