Gostir was the name of one of the Dragons of Morgoth about whom almost nothing is known.


Gostir was a dragon only known by name.[1]


Gostir means "terrible sight" in Sindarin, from gos ("horrible") and thîr ("opinion, expression, face").[1]

The earlier form of the name was Gorsthir.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The History of Middle-earth, Vol. 5: The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies"

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