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The name ''Quickbeam'' was given to him because he was hasty for an Ent.<ref>{{TT|Treebeard}}</ref> His Sindarin name, ''Bregalad'', means "quick (lively) tree", derived from  *''[[BERÉK|breg]]-'' having to do with "violence, suddenness" and ''[[galadh]]'', "tree".<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 82</ref>
 
The name ''Quickbeam'' was given to him because he was hasty for an Ent.<ref>{{TT|Treebeard}}</ref> His Sindarin name, ''Bregalad'', means "quick (lively) tree", derived from  *''[[BERÉK|breg]]-'' having to do with "violence, suddenness" and ''[[galadh]]'', "tree".<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 82</ref>
  
Quickbeam and Quicken are actual English names of the "[[Rowans|rowan]]" or "mountain [[Ashes|ash]]". It was not coincidental that "rowan" is mentioned in Quickbeam's song.<ref name="nomen">{{HM|N}}, p. 762</ref>
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Quickbeam and Quicken are actual English names of the "[[rowan]]" or "mountain [[ashes|ash]]". It was not coincidental that "rowan" is mentioned in Quickbeam's song.<ref name="nomen">{{HM|N}}, p. 762</ref>  
  
 
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