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ˈlæn sə lət, -ˌlɒt, ˈlɑn-Lancelot

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lancelot, Sir Lancelotnoun

    (Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table; friend of King Arthur until (according to some versions of the legend) he became the lover of Arthur's wife Guinevere

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  1. Lancelotnoun

    One of the knights of the round table, a lover of Guinevere.

    Etymology: From Old French Lancelot, from Frankish Lanzo, hypocoristic form of names beginning in Land-, from Proto-Germanic *landą ("land") , and diminutive Old French endings -el and -ot.

  2. Lancelotnoun

    A male given name from the Germanic languages.

    Etymology: From Old French Lancelot, from Frankish Lanzo, hypocoristic form of names beginning in Land-, from Proto-Germanic *landą ("land") , and diminutive Old French endings -el and -ot.

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  1. Lancelot

    Sir Lancelot du Lac was one of the Knights of the Round Table in the Arthurian legend. He was the most trusted of King Arthur's knights and played a part in many of Arthur's victories. Lancelot is best known for his love affair with Arthur's wife Guinevere and the role he played in the search for the Holy Grail. He is also known as the most loyal friend of Arthur's nephew, Sir Gawaine. His first appearance as a main character is in Chrétien de Troyes' Le Chevalier de la Charette, or "Lancelot, the Knight of the Cart," which was written in the 12th century. In the 13th century, he was the main focus in the lengthy Vulgate Cycle, where his exploits are recounted in the section known as the Prose Lancelot. Lancelot's life and adventures have been featured in several medieval romances, often with conflicting back-stories and chains of events.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lancelot in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lancelot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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