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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chris Aronson:

    Melissa McCarthy and Paul Feig movies have incredibly long tails.

  2. Mark Wilkerson:

    Melissa and I are the proudest parents ever and this is the best thing that has happened to us this year!

  3. Paul Feig:

    The lead characters I care about are the vulnerable people who might not be noticed by the world, with Melissa, it was just such a perfect fit, I just wanted her to bring that humanity to it.

  4. Steven Spielberg:

    It is a special joy to be in the director’s chair as we start ‘The BFG,’ alongside my long-time friends and film collaborators Kathy Kennedy, who introduced me to this project, Frank Marshall and Melissa Mathison, together with them and Disney, there are many reasons why I am so excited about this joint venture.

  5. Melissa George:

    The one thing I certainly did n’t know was that nearly five years later, a clearly traumatized Melissa George would plead publicly to Australia for help after a very troubling incident of domestic violence in her French home and those words of hers would still be used against her by so many. Is Australia really so unforgiving that those flippant and somewhat ridiculous remarks will be held against her for years ? I just wanted to say sorry, Melissa George, you do n’t deserve it.

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