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Pimpernel Took

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}}'''Pimpernel Took''' was the second child of [[Thain]] [[Paladin Took II]] and [[Eglantine Banks]]; sister to [[Peregrin Took]] of the [[Company of the Ring]].
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}}'''Pimpernel Took''' was a [[Hobbit]] of [[the Shire]].
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==History==
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Pimpernel was the second child of [[Thain]] [[Paladin Took II]] and [[Eglantine Banks]].<ref>{{App|Took}}</ref>
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[[wikipedia:Anagallis|Pimpernel]] is a genus of the primrose family and its fruits resemble peppercorns. The name derives from Latin ''pimpernella'' meaning "little pepper".
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[[wikipedia:Anagallis|Pimpernel]] is a genus of the primrose family and its fruits resemble peppercorns. The name derives from Latin ''pimpernella'' meaning "little pepper".<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref>
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Revision as of 08:30, 15 December 2010

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Pervinca, Pimpernel and Pearl
Pimpernel Took
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationTookland
BirthS.R. 1379
Family
ParentagePaladin Took II &
Eglantine Banks
Physical Description
GenderFemale
Pimpernel Took was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History

Pimpernel was the second child of Thain Paladin Took II and Eglantine Banks.[1]

Etymology

Pimpernel is a genus of the primrose family and its fruits resemble peppercorns. The name derives from Latin pimpernella meaning "little pepper".[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Took of Great Smials"
  2. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"