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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"