(in Eastern Europe and Asia Minor) a crumbly, sharp cheese made from sheep’s milk and cured.
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a Valkyrie and the wife of Gunnar, for whom she was won by Sigurd: corresponds to Brunhild in the Nibelungenlied. Historical Examples Epic and Romance W. P. Ker The Children of Odin Padraic Colum The Ninth Vibration And Other Stories L. Adams Beck The Children of Odin Padraic Colum The Story of Sigurd the Volsung […]
a combining form meaning “moss, liverwort,” used in the formation of compound words: bryology.
the branch of botany dealing with bryophytes. noun the branch of botany concerned with the study of bryophytes