Buri

[ boor-ee ]
/ ˈbʊər i /

noun Scandinavian Mythology.

the first of the gods, revealed when the cow Audhumla licked away the salty ice that covered him.

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Origin of Buri

<Old Norse, probably derivative of bera to bear1
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