Jotun

[ yaw-toon ]
/ ˈyɔ tʊn /

noun Scandinavian Mythology.

any of a race of giants frequently in conflict with the gods.

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Also Jotunn, Jö·tunn [yœ-toon]. /ˈyœ tʊn/.

Origin of Jotun

1835–45; <Old Norse jǫtunn giant; cognate with Old English ēoten; akin to eat
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Jotun

Jotunn

/ (ˈjɔːtʊn) /

noun

Norse myth any of a race of giants

Word Origin for Jotun

from Old Norse jötunn giant; related to eat
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