As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
mjaldr Old Norse word can mean:
- m. a kind of whale, from its whiteness.
- 2. a white tom-cat.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᛅᛚᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements