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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 [[Númenórean]] mariners to place a cut bough of oiolairë on the prows of their [[ships]], 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.<ref>{{UT|Numenor}}</ref><ref>{{UT|Aldarion}}</ref>
  
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Latest revision as of 20:08, 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.[1][2]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "A Description of the Island of Númenor"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife"