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Lenelle Paraison

"That they scored only ten goals is testimony to Paraison’s agility and courage."
-- Ginny Weasley's report on the Daily Prophet, 15 May 2014 (Pm)

Lenelle Paraison

Lenelle Paraison is a talented Quidditch player, who played as Keeper for the Haitian National Team at the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014 (Pm).

Paraison was one of only three female Keepers at the 2014 tournament. She is a formidable in front of the hoops, blocking two-thirds of Brazil’s attempted goals in the Round of 16 match despite getting her nose broken twice (Pm).

Other canon notes and references

Since Viktor Krum, born 1976, was the oldest player at the tournament (Pm), Paraison must have been born after 1976.

Commentary

Etymology

The name Lenelle is shared with the famous Haitian poet and playwright, Lenelle Moïse.

Paraison is a French glassblowing term meaning "gob, blob" (Linguee).

Notes

Lexicon list of Seekers

From the Web

Writing by J.K. Rowling on Pottermore:

Pottermore enhanced reading experience: Quidditch World Cup

Screenshots of the original Daily Prophet coverage of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup on Pottermore: Imgur archive

Harry Potter Wiki: Lenelle Paraison

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