S. Meneldor m. “*Lord of the Heavens”
One of the great eagles (LotR/950), his name appears to be a combination of menel “the heavens” and -dor “lord” (RC/625).
Conceptual Development: His name was already N. Meneldor when it first appeared in Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s (SD/45).
Reference ✧ LotRI/Meneldor
|menel||“the heavens, firmament, region of the stars”|