Ithunn

or I·thun

[ee-thoo n]

Idun

or I·thun, I·thunn

[ee-thoo n]
noun Scandinavian Mythology.
  1. a goddess, keeper of the apples of youth and wife of Bragi; abducted by the giant Thjazi, from whom she was rescued.

Origin of Idun

< Old Norse Ithunn; perhaps derivative of ith deed, feat
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Historical Examples of ithunn

  • The Bolide; she and the Enterprise had made a raid on Ithunn.

    Space Viking

    Henry Beam Piper


British Dictionary definitions for ithunn

Ithunn

noun
  1. a variant of Idun

Idun

Ithunn

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