Jotun(redirected from Jötuns)
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n. Norse Mythology
One of a race of giants who were adversaries of the gods.
(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth any of a race of giants
[from Old Norse jötunn giant; related to eat]
or Jo•tunn(ˈyɔ tʊn)
any of a race of giants in Norse myth.
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|Noun||1.||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