Name: Nimue

Origin and Meaning of the Name Nimue

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    (NEE moo ay)
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    Itself (Nimue)
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    In Arthurian legend, Nimue is one of the names of the Lady of the Lake, also known as Viviane.

    Some believe the name to be related to Mneme, the shortened form of Mnemosyne, one of the nine water-nymph Muses of Roman and Greek Mythology who gave weapons, not unlike Arthur's sword, to the heroic Perseus.

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