SEL-an- dyne; sel-an-deen
English botanical name

Celandine Origin and Meaning

The name Celandine is a girl's name .

A botanical name belonging to a small yellow flower in the poppy family. The word ultimately derives from chelidon, the Ancient Greek for "swallow (bird)".

Characters called Celandine feature in The Lord of the Rings and in the Touchstone trilogy by Steve Augarde.

Celandine in Pop Culture

  • Celandinesquirrel character in Brian Jacques' "Martin the Warrior"
  • Celandine Brandybuckhobbit character in the Lord of the Rings series
  • Celandinemain character in the Touchstone Trilogy by Steve Augard