Definitions for Melissa

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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.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chris Aronson:

    Melissa McCarthy and Paul Feig movies have incredibly long tails.

  2. Mr Bourke:

    Unfortunately and despite the pressure ... Melissa was under she did not ask for help.

  3. Mark Wilkerson:

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

  4. Mr Bourke:

    Both (Debra and Jaslyne) observed Noreen appeared to be well and Melissa, as always, appeared to be taking very good care of her.

  5. 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.


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