Name: Eglantine

Origin and Meaning of the Name Eglantine

  • Meaning:
    Wild rose; sweetbrier
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    (AY glun teen)
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    Itself (Eglantine)
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Miscellaneous Info for Eglantine

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    English and French speaking countries
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    Églantine is a French floral name given since the 18th century. Eglantines are the flowers of the 'églantier", a wild rose bush. The flower is also known as sweetbrier in English. The Prioress in the General Prologue of Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" is named Madame Eglantine.

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