Eric the Red


noun

a.d. c950–1003, Norse mariner: explorer and colonizer of Greenland c985.

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British Dictionary definitions for eric the red

Eric the Red
/ (ˈɛrɪk) /

noun

?940–?1010 ad, Norse navigator: discovered and colonized Greenland; father of Leif Ericson
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