segull

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

19th century back-formation from segulsteinn (attested since the 16th century), adapted from Middle Low German segelstēn, from segel ‎(sail) + stēn ‎(stone).

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Noun[edit]

segull m ‎(genitive singular seguls, nominative plural seglar)

  1. magnet (piece of material that attracts some metals by magnetism)

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