nicor

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *nikwiz-, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *nigʷ-. Cognate with Middle Dutch necker (Dutch nikker (demon)), Old High German nicchus (German Nix (water sprite)), Old Norse nykr (Swedish näck).

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Noun[edit]

nicor m

  1. water demon, water monster
  2. hippopotamus

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