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Meaning & History

Probably derived from Old Norse "again" and unna "to love". In Norse mythology Iðunn was the goddess of spring and immortality whose responsibility it was to guard the gods' apples of youth.
VariantIdun Norse Mythology
Other Languages & CulturesIdonea, Idony English
User SubmissionsÍðunn, Ithunn

Sources & References


Aesir, goddesses, love, mythology, youthful deities
Entry added July 28, 2009   Contribute