Jotun

Jotun

[yaw-toon]
noun Scandinavian Mythology.
any of a race of giants frequently in conflict with the gods.
Also, Jotunn, Jötunn [yœ-toon] .


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

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Jotun or Jotunn (ˈjɔːtʊn)
 
n
Norse myth any of a race of giants
 
[from Old Norse jötunn giant; related to eat]
 
Jotunn or Jotunn
 
n
 
[from Old Norse jötunn giant; related to eat]

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