Ganelon

noun
Ga·​ne·​lon | \ ˌga-nə-ˈlōⁿ How to pronounce Ganelon (audio) \

Definition of Ganelon

: the traitor in the Charlemagne romances who is responsible for the death of Roland

First Known Use of Ganelon

circa 1533, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ganelon

French

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“Ganelon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ganelon. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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