What does Melissa mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Melissa, genus Melissa(noun)

    a genus of Old World mints of the family Labiatae

Wiktionary

  1. melissa(Noun)

    A plant of the Melissa genus, especially lemon balm, often used medicinally.

  2. Melissa(ProperNoun)

    Bee-nymph in Greek mythology.

  3. Melissa(ProperNoun)

    . Popular in the latter half of the 20th century.

  4. Origin: From the μέλισσα (mélissa), meaning "bee", "honey", "honeybee".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Melissa(noun)

    a genus of labiate herbs, including the balm, or bee balm (Melissa officinalis)

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. me`lissa a bee, honey.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Melissa

    A plant genus of the family LAMIACEAE. The common names of beebalm or lemonbalm are also used for MONARDA.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Melissa in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Melissa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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