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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Melissa, genus Melissanoun

    a genus of Old World mints of the family Labiatae

Wiktionary

  1. melissanoun

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

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

  2. Melissanoun

    Bee-nymph in Greek mythology.

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

  3. Melissanoun

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Melissanoun

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

    Etymology: [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

Examples of Melissa in a Sentence

  1. Lane Graves on Wednesday:

    Melissa and I continue to deal with the loss of our beloved boy, Lane, and are overwhelmed with the support and love we have received from family and friends in our community as well as from around the country, we understand the public's interest, but as we move forward this weekend, we ask for and appreciate the privacy we need to lay our son to rest. Neither Melissa, Lane Graves on Wednesday or anyone from our family will be speaking publicly ; Lane Graves on Wednesday simply can not at this time.

  2. David DeLugas:

    It has such a chilling effect where now Melissa is afraid she can never leave her children home alone, even for a short period of time, even with the now 15-year-old daughter in charge of the other kids, because she could get arrested again, it has a chilling impact on everybody in the state who hears about this type of thing.

  3. Mr Bourke:

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

  4. 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 don’t deserve it.

  5. Rachel Davies:

    I managed to find the old Aptamil and( Melissa) was great again, no problems.

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