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neldor is a Sindarin word, meaning "beech". This was the early name of the great beech Hírilorn because that tree had three great trunks and thus the name was formed from neldë ("three") and orn ("tree").[1]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", neldor