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Meaning & History

From the name of the island paradise to which King Arthur was brought after his death. The name of this island is perhaps related to Welsh afal meaning "apple", a fruit which was often linked with paradise.

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Arthurian legend, food, fruits, nature, place names, sweets, trees, Winx Club characters
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute