Balder

[ bawl-der ]
/ ˈbɔl dər /

noun Scandinavian Mythology.

a god, a son of Odin and Frigg and the twin brother of Hod, by whom he was killed.

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Origin of Balder

<Old Norse Baldr, cognate with Old English bealdor prince, lord; perhaps akin to Old Norse baldr brave
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British Dictionary definitions for Balder

Balder
/ (ˈbɔːldə) /

noun

Norse myth a god, son of Odin and Frigg, noted for his beauty and sweet nature. He was killed by a bough of mistletoe thrown by the blind god Höd, misled by the malicious Loki
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