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Gerd

[ gaird ]
/ gɛərd /
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noun Scandinavian Mythology.

the daughter of a giant and the consort of Frey, who wooed her through his servant Skirnir.

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Also Ger·da [gair-duh]. /ˈgɛər də/.

Origin of Gerd

<Old Norse Gerthr, derivative of garthr fenced-in field; see garth

Definition for Gerd (2 of 2)

GERD
[ gurd ]
/ gɜrd /

noun Pathology.

gastroesophageal reflux disease: See entry at acid reflux.

Origin of GERD

First recorded in 1985–90
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Medical definitions for Gerd

GERD

abbr.

gastroesophageal reflux disease
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