Gain access to thousands of additional definitions and advanced search features—ad free! JOIN NOW
: the wife of Sigurd and later of Atli in Norse mythology
1842, in the meaning defined above
Old Norse Guthrūn
Keep scrolling for more
Resources for Gudrun
Time Traveler for Gudrun
See more words from the same year
More from Merriam-Webster on Gudrun
Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with Gudrun
Comments on Gudrun
What made you want to look up Gudrun? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
a knickknack or trinket
Get Word of the Day daily email!
Find the Cousins
Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?
Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.
Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!
What origins we bring to you and your kin
A word with surprisingly literal origins
Do you feel lucky?
'Justice' is our 2018 Word of the Year
How we chose 'justice'
And is one way more correct than the others?
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
The awkward case of 'his or her'
Identify the word pairs with a common ancestor
A game of winding words.