Jotun

noun
Jo·​tun | \ ˈyō-tᵊn How to pronounce Jotun (audio) , -ˌtu̇n \
variants: or less commonly Jotunn

Definition of Jotun

: a member of a race of giants in Norse mythology

First Known Use of Jotun

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Jotun

Old Norse jǫtunn

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“Jotun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jotun. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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