Canins, Cavins, Groadein, Groadeins, Grohadain

A dwarf who served the Lady of Roestoc. He was the brother-in-law of Aliers de Tanningues (Alier of Tanningues), the uncle of Hector's sweetheart.

He led Hector and Gawain on several adventures, and procured the latter’s promise to duel the knight Seguarades on his lady’s behalf.

Groadain treated both knights cruelly, and was censured by the lady of Roestoc for it. His niece fell in love with Hector.

He is identical with Kanin le Nain and with Mobonagrain.