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Noun: rune  roon
  1. Any character from an ancient Germanic alphabet used in Scandinavia from the 3rd century to the Middle Ages
    "each rune had its own magical significance";
    - runic letter

Derived forms: runes

Type of: character, grapheme, graphic symbol

Encyclopedia: Rune