Waybread
Waybread Way"bread`, n. [AS. wegbr?de. See {Way}, and {Broad}.] (Bot.) The common dooryard plantain ({Plantago major}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Waybread — may refer to: * Lembas , a special food made by the Elves in J.R.R. Tolkien s books * Plantago major , a plant …   Wikipedia

  • waybread — noun The Eurasian plantain (of genus Plantago) …   Wiktionary

  • waybread — n. common dooryard plantain (Botany) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Waybread —    Galadriel s gift to the Company of the Ring.    Lembas, the enchanted food used by the Elves on long journeys; it seems to have originated with Melian of Doriath …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • waybread — way·bread …   English syllables

  • waybread — n. Brit. archaic a broad leaved plantain (see PLANTAIN(1)). Etymology: OE wegbraeligde (as WAY, BROAD) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plantago major — Waybread Way bread , n. [AS. wegbr?de. See {Way}, and {Broad}.] (Bot.) The common dooryard plantain ({Plantago major}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of Middle-earth food and drink — The following list of Middle earth food and drink includes all fictional items of food and drink featured in J. R. R. Tolkien s fantasy writings. Contents 1 Foods 1.1 Cram 1.2 Petty dwarf roots 1.3 Honey …   Wikipedia

  • Lembas —  / Coimas    Sindarin name of the waybread of the Eldar (from earlier lennmbass journey bread ; in Quenya coimas life bread ).        The waybread of the Elves. The secret of its making was originally held by Melian of Doriath, but this secret… …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

  • List of plants by common name — The common names of plants often vary from region to region, which is why most plant encyclopedias refer to plants using their scientific names: binomials, or Latin names. Many plants have several common names, and many common names refer to… …   Wikipedia

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