huggorm

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse höggormr (a serpent), cognates include Icelandic höggormur (a poisonous snake, a serpent). Confer the Old Norse högg (a stroke, a weapon's blow) and ormr (a snake, a serpent; a worm; a dragon).

Noun[edit]

huggorm c

  1. a viper, an adder, especially the common European adder

Declension[edit]