noun Rag·na·rok \ˈrag-nə-ˌräk, -rək\

Definition of RAGNAROK

:  the final destruction of the world in the conflict between the Aesir and the powers of Hel led by Loki —called also Twilight of the Gods

Origin of RAGNAROK

Old Norse Ragnarǫk, literally, fate of the gods, from ragna, genitive plural of regin gods + rǫk fate, course (later rendered as Ragnarøkkr, literally, twilight of the gods)
First Known Use: 1770


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