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Oiolairë

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'''Oiolairë''' was a [[The Fragrant Trees|Fragrant Tree]] that grew in [[Númenor]], and especially in the western region known as [[Nísimaldar]]. It was the custom among [[Númenóreans|Númenórean]] mariners to place a cut bough of oiolairë on the prows of their [[ships]], called the [[Green Bough of Return]], as a symbol of good fortune.
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'''Oiolairë''' was a [[Fragrant Trees|Fragrant Tree]] that grew in [[Númenor]], and especially in the western region known as [[Nísimaldar]]. It was the custom among [[Númenóreans|Númenórean]] mariners to place a cut bough of oiolairë on the prows of their [[ships]], called the [[Green Bough of Return]], as a symbol of good fortune.
  
 
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* ''[[Unfinished Tales]]'', [[Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife]]
 
* ''[[Unfinished Tales]]'', [[Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife]]
  
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Revision as of 19:44, 22 June 2011

Oiolairë was a Fragrant Tree that grew in Númenor, and especially in the western region known as Nísimaldar. It was the custom among Númenórean mariners to place a cut bough of oiolairë on the prows of their ships, called the Green Bough of Return, as a symbol of good fortune.

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