noun Celtic Legend.
an island, represented as an earthly paradise in the western seas, to which
King Arthur and other heroes were carried at death.
< Medieval Latin
(Geoffrey of Monmouth) (island) of Avallon, literally, apple tree (island) < a British Celtic
stem for apple tree, cognate with Welsh afall
(plural collective), Middle Breton avallenn
(singular), Old Irish aball
(feminine) < *ǫbǫl-n-,
cognate with Slavic