nicor
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
nicor
es ; m. I. a hippopotamus Him wǽron ða breóst gelíce niecres breóstum hypopotami pectore, Nar. 20, 29. Nicoras hypopotami, 11, 11. II. a water-monster Sanctus Paulus wæs geseónde on norþanweardne ðisne middangeard, ðǽr ealle wætero niþer gewítaþ, and hé ðǽr geseah ofer ðæm wætere sumne hárne stán ... and under ðæm stáne wæs niccra eardung and wearga. And hé geseah ... manige swearte sáula ... and ða fýnd on nicra onlícnesse heora grípende wǽron ... gewitan ða sáula niþer and him onféngon ða nicras, Blickl. Homl. 209, 29-211, 5. On nicera mere, Beo. Th. 1695; B. 845. Ic on ýðum slóg niceras nihtes, 848; B, 422 : 1154; B. 575. Nicras, 2859; B. 1427. [Icel. nykr a sea-goblin ; a hippopotamus : O. H. Ger. nichus a crocodile. v. Grmm. D. M. 135, 146.]
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