[ bran-wen ]
/ ˈbræn wɛn /

noun Welsh Legend.

a sister of Bran: her son, by Matholwych, was killed by Evnissyen. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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fem. proper name, from Welsh bran "raven" + (g)wen "fair." Daughter of Llyr, she was one of the legendary heroines of Wales.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper