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Aeglos (disambiguation)

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A tall, thorny plant, apparently related to modern gorse, but somewhat larger than that plant. Its sweet-smelling flowers were white, and from them it took its name: aeglos is [[Elvish]] for 'snow-thorn'. It was found on the slopes of [[Amon Rûdh]] in West [[Beleriand]] and surely elsewhere, but if it ever grew east of the [[Blue Mountains]], it is no longer found today.
'''''Aeglos''''', or '''''aiglos''''', means "Snowthorn" or "icicle" in [[Sindarin]] (from ''[[aeg]]'', "point" and ''[[los]]'', "snow") and may refer to:
The plant ''aeglos'' shares its name with the famous spear of [[Gil-galad]], but it isn't clear whether the two names are directly connected with one another. The spear is also spelled [[Aiglos]] in [[The Lord of the Rings]].
* [[Aeglos (plant)|Aeglos]], a plant common to [[West Beleriand]].
* '''[[Aeglos (spear)|Aeglos]], the spear of [[Gil-galad|Ereinion Gil-galad]].'''
* ''[[Aiglos (journal)]]'', the biannual journal of the [[Sekcja Tolkienowska ŚKF|Polish Tolkien Society]].

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Aeglos, or aiglos, means "Snowthorn" or "icicle" in Sindarin (from aeg, "point" and los, "snow") and may refer to:



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