- Norse myth a giant who guarded the well of wisdom near the roots of Yggdrasil
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At last he determined to see Mimir, and take a drink from his well.
Under it is the fountain Mimir, spring of wisdom, from which Odin drinks daily.History of Religion</p>
Then Odin made reverence to Mimir, the wisest of the world's beings.The Children of Odin
Mimir, the owner of this spring, is full of wisdom because he drinks of its waters.Plant Lore, Legends, and Lyrics
By drinking from Mimir's fountain, he became the wisest of gods and men.The Mysteries of All Nations