Eostre

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English Ēostre, Ēastre(a goddess of spring and fertility) and ēastre(Easter), from Proto-Germanic *Austrǭ(Easter, springtime; a goddess of spring and fertility).

Proper nounEdit

Eostre

 
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  1. (paganism) A modern pagan festival celebrated either in March or April to welcome the Spring.
  2. A putative Anglo-Saxon goddess.

ReferencesEdit

  • Pete Jennings (1998), The Norse Tradition: A Beginner's Guide, Headway, ISBN 0-340-72082-4, p. 40.

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