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Berylla Boffin

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'''Berylla Baggins''' (born [[Third Age 2772|T.A. 2772]]), born '''Berylla Boffin''', was the wife of [[Balbo Baggins]] and mother of [[Mungo Baggins]], [[Pansy Baggins|Bolger]], [[Ponto I Baggins|Ponto Baggins]], [[Largo Baggins]], and [[Lily Baggins|Lilly Goodbody]].  
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'''Berylla Baggins''' (born {{TA|2772}}), born '''Berylla Boffin''', was the wife of [[Balbo Baggins]] and mother of [[Mungo Baggins]], [[Pansy Baggins|Bolger]], [[Ponto I Baggins|Ponto Baggins]], [[Largo Baggins]], and [[Lily Baggins|Lilly Goodbody]].  
 
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==Etymology==
Her years of birth and death are not given in ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]''.
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Berylla is named after the beryl, a type of mineral which includes emerald and aquamarine. The name beryl (Latin ''beryllus'') derives from Prakrit ''vēruliya'', referring to the city name Vēlūr of India<ref>''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', Giving of Names</.
 
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==References==
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* [[The Peoples of Middle-earth]], Boffin family tree
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