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Aeglos (plant)

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'''Aeglos''' was a tall, thorny plant, similar to a gorse, but somewhat larger than that. Its sweet-smelling flowers were white, and from them it took its name: ''aeglos'' is [[Elvish]] for 'snow-thorn'.<ref>{{UT|Narn}}, note 14</ref> It was found on the lower slopes of [[Amon Rûdh]],<ref>{{UT|Narn}} ''Of Mîm the Dwarf''</ref> upon the surrounding moors,<ref>{{CH|7}}, p. 128</ref> in West [[Beleriand]] and perhaps elsewhere.  
'''Aeglos''' was a tall, thorny plant, similar to a gorse, but somewhat larger than that. 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.  
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Latest revision as of 22:00, 19 October 2012

The name Aeglos refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Aeglos (disambiguation).

Aeglos was a tall, thorny plant, similar to a gorse, but somewhat larger than that. Its sweet-smelling flowers were white, and from them it took its name: aeglos is Elvish for 'snow-thorn'.[1] It was found on the lower slopes of Amon Rûdh,[2] upon the surrounding moors,[3] in West Beleriand and perhaps elsewhere.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Narn i Hîn Húrin (The Tale of the Children of Húrin)", note 14
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Narn i Hîn Húrin (The Tale of the Children of Húrin)" Of Mîm the Dwarf
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, "Of Mîm the Dwarf", p. 128