Ithunn

or I·thun

[ ee-thoo n ]
/ ˈi ðʊn /
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noun


Idun

or I·thun, I·thunn

[ ee-thoo n ]
/ 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.

Origin of Idun

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

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Examples from the Web for ithunn

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

    Space Viking|Henry Beam Piper


British Dictionary definitions for ithunn

Ithunn

/ (ˈiːðʊn) /

noun

a variant of 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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