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Dates
Brought to Númenor in the earlier Second Age; lost (east of the Undying Lands) after the Downfall of II 3319
Location
Nísimaldar around Eldalondë in the west of Númenor
Origins
A tree out of Tol Eressëa
Races
A gift from Elves to Men
Division
Culture
Pronunciation
oyo'laireh (ai is pronounced like English 'eye')
Meaning

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Oiolairë

Ever-summer

A sweet-scented tree that grew in Númenor, and especially in the western region known as Nísimaldar. It was the custom among Númenórean mariners to have a cut bough of oiolairë placed on the prow of their ship before setting out on a voyage, as a symbol of good fortune.


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