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wynn

noun \ˈwin\\ˈwen\

Definition of wynn

  1. :  a runic letter used in Old English and Middle English to represent the consonant \w\



Variants of wynn

or wyn play \ˈwin\ also wen play \ˈwen\

Origin of wynn

Old English wynn, literally, joy — more at winsome


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with wynn


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