Mjolnir

Mjolnir

[myawl-nir]
noun Scandinavian Mythology.
the hammer of Thor, used as a weapon against the Jotuns, heard as thunder by humans.

Origin:
< Old Norse Mjǫllnir, akin to OCS mlĭniji, Russian mólniya, OPruss mealde lightning, Latvian milna hammer of the thunder god

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