variants or wyn or less commonly wen
: a runic letter used in Old English and Middle English to represent the consonant \w\

Word History


Old English wynn, literally, joy — more at winsome

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wynn was before the 12th century

Dictionary Entries Near wynn

Cite this Entry

“Wynn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wynn. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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