Jotun

noun Jo·tun \ˈyō-tən, -ˌtu̇n\
variants: or less commonly

Jotunn

play \ˈyō-tən, -ˌtu̇n\

Definition of Jotun

  1. :  a member of a race of giants in Norse mythology

Origin and Etymology of jotun

Old Norse jǫtunn


First Known Use: 1842

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