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thuris

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek θύος (thúos, burnt sacrifice)

NounEdit

thuris (uncountable)

  1. (uncountable) Frankincense obtained from conifers such as the Norway spruce, or long-leaved pine.

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Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *þurisaz. Cognate with Old High German duris (demon), Old English þyrs (monster, demon, giant), Old Norse þurs (giant).

NounEdit

thuris m

  1. monster, demon, giant
  2. The runic character (/θ/ or /ð/).

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