from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The wife of King Arthur and lover of Lancelot according to Arthurian legend.
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- proper n. A female given name of Welsh origin.
- proper n. In Arthurian legend, the wife of King Arthur.
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- n. (Arthurian legend) wife of King Arthur; in some versions of the legend she became Lancelot's lover and that led to the end of the Knights of the Round Table
From Old Welsh Gwenhwyfar; gwen ("white, fair") and wyfar ("smooth"). (Wiktionary)