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 and Etymology 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: 1770See Words from the same year
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