ógnarúlfur

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ógnar (of fear, of terror) the genitive of ógn (fear, terror) and úlfur (a wolf).

Noun[edit]

ógnarúlfur m (genitive singular ógnarúlfs, nominative plural ógnarúlfar)

  1. a dire wolf, Canis dirus; (an extinct carnivorous mammal, most common in North America and South America from the Irvingtonian stage to the Rancholabrean stage of the Pleistocene epoch)