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Mallos

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A flower that grew in the vales of [[Lebennin]] in [[Gondor]], described as having the shape and colour of a golden bell. [[Tolkien]] doesn't provide us with an explanation of the name: mallos seems to mean 'golden white', though (assuming that translation is correct) the significance of the word for 'white' here is not clear.
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'''Mallos''' was a flower that grew in the vales of [[Lebennin]] in [[Gondor]], described as having the shape and colour of a golden bell. [[Tolkien]] doesn't provide us with an explanation of the name: mallos seems to mean 'golden white', though (assuming that translation is correct) the significance of the word for 'white' here is not clear.
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Revision as of 16:58, 6 August 2006

Mallos was a flower that grew in the vales of Lebennin in Gondor, described as having the shape and colour of a golden bell. Tolkien doesn't provide us with an explanation of the name: mallos seems to mean 'golden white', though (assuming that translation is correct) the significance of the word for 'white' here is not clear.