Idun

or I·thun, I·thunn

[ ee-thoon ]
/ ˈi ðʊn /

noun Scandinavian Mythology.

a goddess, keeper of the apples of youth and wife of Bragi; abducted by the giant Thjazi, from whom she was rescued.

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Origin of Idun

<Old Norse Ithunn; perhaps derivative of ith deed, feat
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British Dictionary definitions for Idun

Idun

Ithunn

/ (ˈiːdʊn) /

noun

Norse myth the goddess of spring who guarded the apples that kept the gods eternally young; wife of Bragi
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