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Launcelot

[lan-suh-luh t, -lot, lahn-]
noun Arthurian Romance.
  1. Lancelot.
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Lancelot

or Laun·ce·lot

[lan-suh-luh t, -lot, lahn-]
noun
  1. Arthurian Romance. the greatest of Arthur's knights and the lover of Queen Guinevere.
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Lancelot

noun
  1. (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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