Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Jotunheim

noun Jo·tun·heim \-ˌhīm, -ˌhām\

Definition of Jotunheim

  1. :  the home of the Jotuns in Norse mythology



Variants of jotunheim

also Jotunnheim play \-ˌhīm, -ˌhām\

Origin of jotunheim

Old Norse Jǫtunheimar


First Known Use: 1855


Jotunheim

play
geographical name Jo·tun·heim \ˈyō-tən-ˌhām\

Definition of Jotunheim

  1. mountains S cen Norway — see glittertind



Variants of jotunheim

or Norw Jotunheimen play \-ˌhā-mən\

Learn More about jotunheim


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Jotunheim? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a timid, meek, or unassertive person

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alt-5746713d76276

Which of these is a synonym of nonplus?

disapprove soothe reduce perplex
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ