topon. Greenwood the Great, (lit.) Wood of Greenleaves
The name of Mirkwood after its restoration at the end of the War of the Ring (LotR/1094, Let/382). The initial element is eryn “woods”, and the second element is a compound of lass “leaf” with the lenited form of calen (PE17/33, Let/382). Elsewhere, L(h)asgalen “Green of Leaf” was given as one of the names for Laurelin (LR/210, MR/155).