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Meaning of Edda

Ed•da

Pronunciation: (ed'u), [key]
— n.
  1. a female given name.

Ed•da

Pronunciation: (ed'u), [key]
— n.
  1. either of two old Icelandic literary works, one a collection of poems on mythical and religious subjectserroneously attributed to Saemund Sigfusson (c1055–1133), the other a collection of ancient Scandinavian myths and legends, rules and theories of versification, poems, etc.compiled and written in part by Snorri Sturluson (1179–1241).
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