Launcelot

[ lan-suh-luh t, -lot, lahn- ]
/ ˈlæn sə lət, -ˌlɒt, ˈlɑn- /
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noun Arthurian Romance.

Definition for launcelot (2 of 2)

Lancelot

or Laun·ce·lot

[ lan-suh-luh t, -lot, lahn- ]
/ ˈlæn sə lət, -ˌlɒt, ˈlɑn- /

noun

Arthurian Romance. the greatest of Arthur's knights and the lover of Queen Guinevere.
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British Dictionary definitions for launcelot

Lancelot

/ (ˈlɑːnslət) /

noun

(in Arthurian legend) one of the Knights of the Round Table; the lover of Queen Guinevere
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Word Origin and History for launcelot

Lancelot


masc. proper name, Old French, a double-diminutive of Frankish Lanzo, a hypocoristic name formed from some one of the Germanic names in Land-; cf. Old English Landbeorht "land-bright," in Old French Lambert.

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