Definitions for elaineɪˈleɪn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of several women in Arthurian romance, as the mother by Lancelot of Sir Galahad.
Category: Literature, Mythology
Origin: From Elaine variant of Elene, cognate to Modern English Helen, ultimately from . A origin has also been suggested since the name appears in Arthurian legend.
alt. of Elain
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a lady of the court of King Arthur in love with Lancelot, and whose story is related by Malory in his "History" and by Tennyson in his "Idylls of the King."