Elaine definition

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In Arthurian legend, a woman who died of unrequited love of Lancelot.
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In Arthurian legend, the mother of Galahad by Lancelot.
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(person) A woman of Astolat, who loves Lancelot.
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(person) The mother of Galahad.
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A female given name.
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(name, person, proper) A feminine name.
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Origin of elaine

  • From Old French Elaine variant of Elene, cognate to Modern English Helen, ultimately from Ancient Greek. A Celtic origin has also been suggested since the name appears in Arthurian legend.

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