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Pimpernel Took

Pimpernel Took
Gregor Roffalski - Paladin's Daughters.jpg
"Paladin's Daughters" by Gregor Roffalski
Biographical Information
LocationGreat Smials, Tuckborough
BirthS.R. 1379
ParentagePaladin Took II and Eglantine Banks
SiblingsPearl, Pervinca and Peregrin
Physical Description
GalleryImages of Pimpernel Took
Pimpernel Took was a Hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Pimpernel was the second child of Thain Paladin Took II and Eglantine Banks.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Pimpernel is a genus of the primrose family and its fruits resemble peppercorns. The name derives from Latin pimpernella meaning "little pepper".[2]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Took of Great Smials"
  2. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"