Jotun

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Jo·tun

 (yô′to͝on)
n. Norse Mythology
One of a race of giants who were adversaries of the gods.

[Old Norse jotunn, giant; see ed- in Indo-European roots.]

Jotun

(ˈjɔːtʊn) or

Jotunn

n
(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth any of a race of giants
[from Old Norse jötunn giant; related to eat]

Jo•tun

or Jo•tunn

(ˈyɔ tʊn)

n.
any of a race of giants in Norse myth.
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Noun1.Jotun - (Norse mythology) one of a race of giants often in conflict with the Aesir
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
giant - an imaginary figure of superhuman size and strength; appears in folklore and fairy tales
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