Definitions for elaineɪˈleɪn

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word elaine

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

E•laineɪˈleɪn(n.)

  1. any of several women in Arthurian romance, as the mother by Lancelot of Sir Galahad.

    Category: Literature, Mythology

Wiktionary

  1. Elaine(ProperNoun)

    .

  2. 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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Elaine(noun)

    alt. of Elain

Freebase

  1. Elaine

    Elaine is a name shared by several different female characters in Arthurian legend.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Elaine

    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."

Translation

Find a translation for the elaine definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these elaine definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"elaine." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 2 Aug. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/elaine>.

Are we missing a good definition for elaine?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for elaine: