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EtymologyEdit

From tree +‎ ent, with modification of the spelling to avoid the unusual forms treent or treeent.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɹiːɛnt/, /ˈtɹɛnt/, /ˈtɹiːənt/, /ˈtɹiːænt/, /ˈtɹeɪənt/, /ˈtɹiːɑnt/

NounEdit

treant (plural treants)

  1. (fantasy role-playing games) A fictional anthropomorphic organism having many characteristics of a tree.
    • 1977, Gary Gygax, Monster Manual, page 96:
      Treants are strangely related to humans and trees, combining features of both species. ...an individual treant can cause only one or two normal trees to move and attack as stipulated.

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