Guin·​e·​vere ˈgwi-nə-ˌvir How to pronounce Guinevere (audio)
 British also  ˈgi-
: the wife of King Arthur and mistress of Lancelot

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Guinevere was in the 15th century

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“Guinevere.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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