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Bifrost

[ biv-rost ]
/ ˈbɪv rɒst /
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noun Scandinavian Mythology.
the rainbow bridge of the gods from Asgard to earth.
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Origin of Bifrost

<Old Norse Bifrǫst, equivalent to bif- (root of bifa, cognate with Old English bifian to shake) + rǫst, cognate with Old High German rasta stretch of road
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British Dictionary definitions for Bifrost

Bifrost
/ (ˈbɪvrɒst, ˈbiːfrɒst) /

noun
Norse myth the rainbow bridge of the gods from their realm Asgard to earth

Word Origin for Bifrost

from Icelandic, from bifa to shake + rost path
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