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'''Mûmak''', plural '''mûmakil''' is the [[Harad]]ric name of the [[Oliphaunts|gigantic animals]] they used in battle. The word ''mûmakil'' was adopted in [[Westron]] among the soldiers of [[Gondor]]. The [[Hobbits]] instead knew them as ''Oliphaunts''.
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'''Mûmak''', plural '''mûmakil''' is the [[Harad]]ric name of the [[Oliphaunts|gigantic animals]] they used in battle. The word ''mûmakil'' was adopted in [[Westron]] among the soldiers of [[Gondor]]. The [[Hobbits]] instead knew them as ''Oliphaunts''.<ref>{{TT|IV4}}</ref>
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Revision as of 05:25, 17 February 2013

Mûmak, plural mûmakil is the Haradric name of the gigantic animals they used in battle. The word mûmakil was adopted in Westron among the soldiers of Gondor. The Hobbits instead knew them as Oliphaunts.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit"