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Dryads

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Dryads, or spirits of the wood, were creatures only mentioned fleetingly in linguistic writings. Their Elvish names were tavaro or tavaron (masc. sing.) and tavaril (fem. sing.), derived from the root TÁWAR ("wood, forest").[1][2]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 391
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Entu, Ensi, Enta Declension" (edited by Christopher Gilson), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 36, July 1994, p. 13
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