Lassarina

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Origin: Irish

Meaning: an Anglicized form of Lasairfhiona, composed of elements lasair meaning “flame” and fion meaning “wine”, essentially meaning “flame of wine”.

Lassarina is another name for the Irish goddess Lasair (whose name means flame). Part of a goddess triad (her sisters being Inghean Bhuidhe and Latiaran) who presided over the growing, ripening and harvesting of the crops. Lasair is the goddess of spring budding, Inghean Bhuidhe representing the growing and ripening of the crops, and the youngest Latiaran representing the harvesting of the crop. Lasair is described as having long black hair, wears a silver crown with silver jewelry and armbands, and lived in a red castle with an orchard. The god Flann brought her the Rose of Sweetness which never withers, the Comb of Magnificence, and the Girdle of Truth.

Variants: Lassarina, Lasairfhiona

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