wynn

noun
\ ˈwin How to pronounce wynn (audio) \
variants: or wyn \ ˈwin How to pronounce wynn (audio) \ or less commonly \ ˈwen How to pronounce wynn (audio) \

Definition of wynn

: a runic letter used in Old English and Middle English to represent the consonant \w\

First Known Use of wynn

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for wynn

Old English wynn, literally, joy — more at winsome

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“Wynn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wynn. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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