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Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain, perhaps related to Old Norse almr "elm". In Norse mythology Embla and her husband Ask were the first humans. They were created by three of the gods from two trees.

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first humans, flora, green, mythology, nature, plants, trees, uncertain etymology
Entry updated July 27, 2015   Contribute