Lancelot

Lancelot

[lan-suh-luht, -lot, lahn-]
noun
Arthurian Romance. the greatest of Arthur's knights and the lover of Queen Guinevere.
Also, Launcelot.
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Lancelot (ˈlɑːnslət)
 
n
(in Arthurian legend) one of the Knights of the Round Table; the lover of Queen Guinevere

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Lancelot
O.Fr., double-dim. of Frank. Lanzo, a hypocoristic name formed from some one of the Gmc. names in Land-; cf. O.E. Landbeorht "land-bright," in O.Fr. Lambert.
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