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Elanor (flower)

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A golden, star-shaped flower, with a name meaning sun-star. [[Sam Gamgee]] first came across it in [[Lórien]], and named his eldest daughter, [[Elanor Gardner]], from it.
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'''Elanor''' was a golden, star-shaped flower that grew in abundance in the forest of [[Lórien in Middle-earth|Lórien]]. [[Sam Gamgee]] thought highly of the flower and, at [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo's]] suggestion, named his eldest daughter, [[Elanor Gardner]], from it.
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Elanor means "Sun-star" in [[Sindarin]] (from ''[[êl]]'' = "star" and ''[[anor]]'' = "[[Sun]]").
  
 
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Revision as of 17:50, 9 July 2006

Elanor was a golden, star-shaped flower that grew in abundance in the forest of Lórien. Sam Gamgee thought highly of the flower and, at Frodo's suggestion, named his eldest daughter, Elanor Gardner, from it.

Elanor means "Sun-star" in Sindarin (from êl = "star" and anor = "Sun").