ᴱN. dron n. “wood” (Category: Woods, Forest)
The Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s had G. drui or drû “wood, forest”; Tolkien specified it was not used of wood a material (GL/31). This Gnomish word may be related to the root ᴱ√TUÐU “kindle”; see that entry for details. In Early Noldorin Word-lists it appeared as ᴱN. dron “wood” (PE13/142).
Reference ✧ PE13/142 ✧ “wood”
G. drui n. “wood, forest” (Category: Woods, Forest)
References ✧ GL/31, 42