[ fen-rir ]
/ ˈfɛn rɪr /

noun Scandinavian Mythology.

a wolflike monster, a son of Loki and Angerboda, chained by Gleipnir but destined to be released at Ragnarok to eat Odin and to be killed by Vidar.
Also called Fen·ris-wolf [fen-ris-woo lf] /ˈfɛn rɪsˌwʊlf/.
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Fenris (ˈfɛnrɪs) or Fenriswolf (ˈfɛnrɪsˌwʊlf)

/ (ˈfɛnrɪə) /


Norse myth an enormous wolf, fathered by Loki, which killed Odin
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