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Airmid


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[cf. Ir. airmed, measure of grain, dry measure].

Daughter of Dian Cécht, the physician or leech of the Tuatha Dé Danann, and sister of Miach. She assisted her brother in attempting to restore the real hand of Nuadu after her father had made a silver substitute. Later, after her jealous father had killed her brother, Airmid attempted to classify the magical herbs that grew from his grave.

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