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Melissa, genus Melissa(noun)
a genus of Old World mints of the family Labiatae
A plant of the Melissa genus, especially lemon balm, often used medicinally.
Bee-nymph in Greek mythology.
. Popular in the latter half of the 20th century.
Origin: From the μέλισσα (mélissa), meaning "bee", "honey", "honeybee".
a genus of labiate herbs, including the balm, or bee balm (Melissa officinalis)
Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. me`lissa a bee, honey.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A plant genus of the family LAMIACEAE. The common names of beebalm or lemonbalm are also used for MONARDA.
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