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PronouncedPron.GE-rient Welsh
j!-RAYNT English
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Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, possibly a Welsh form of GERONTIUS. This was the name of a figure various Welsh legends. He was also incorporated into later Arthurian tales as one of the Knights of the Round Table and the husband of Enid.

Categories

Arthurian legend, knights of the Round Table, literature, uncertain etymology
Entry updated September 1, 2013   Contribute